African Moths Gambia


 

Rufoclanis numosae (Wallengren, 1860)

Wavy Polyptychus.

SYNONYMS
Smerinthus numosae, Triptogon, cytis, Polyptychus fumosus, Polyptychus kindunus, Polyptychus consanguineus,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 6
erlangeri, fulgurans, jansei, maccleeryi, numosae, rosae,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Botswana, Congo, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,


LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Grewia bicolor, Grewia flavescens, Grewia occidentalis,

Rufoclanis numosae
Upperside (ZM)
 

Upperside (ZM)

 
Upperside
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 

Photo: Oxford Museum

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