African Moths Gambia


 

Polyptychoides grayii (Walker, 1856)

Gray's Polyptychus.

SYNONYMS
Smerinthus grayii

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 7
chilbinda, digitatus, erosus, furcilluatus, geita, grayii, niloticus,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,


LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Burkea africana, Celtis, Cordia caffra, Cordia sebestena, Ehretia rigida, Rhamnus prinoides,

Polyptychoides grayii
Upperside
 

Upperside

 
Upperside
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 

Photo: Oxford Museum

 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (TZ)
 
Live (TZ
 
Live (ZA)
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Photo: D. Bygott
 
Photo: D. Bygott
 
Photo: H. Roland
Live (ZA)
 
 
Distribution Map
Polyptychoides grayii     Map
Photo: A. Liebenberg