African Moths Gambia


 

Polyptychus carteri (Butler, 1882)

 

SYNONYMS
Pseudosmerinthus carteri, Polyptychus poliades,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 29
afarissaque, affinis, andosa, anochus, assimilis, aurora, baltus, basrnsi, baxteri, bernardii, cadioui, carteri, coryndoni, enodia, girardi, herbuloti, hollandi, lapidatus, murinus, nigriplaga, orthographus, pauliani, paupercula, retusus, rougeoti, sinus, thihongae, trisecta, wojtusiaki,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda,


LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cola nitida, Cola acuminata, Cola laurifolia, Cola millenii, Triplochiton scleroxylon, Bombax buonopozense, Terminalia ivorensis,

Polyptychus carteri
Upperside (GA)
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
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Photo: JL. Albert
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
 
Underside (SL)
 
Underside (GA)
 
Live (UG)
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Photo: JL. Albert
 
Photo: P. Waring
Live (SL)
 
Live ssp poliades (NG)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: A. Ajibade