African Moths Gambia


     

Naroma varipes, (Walker, 1865)

Fig Tree Moth.

SYNONYMS
Hysibada varipes, Woerdenia weyenberghi, Dasychira mabilli, Orgyia mabilli,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 4
madecassa, nigrolunata, signifera, varipes,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Ficus thonningii, Ficus sur, Ficus natalensis,

 

Naroma varipes
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
Naroma varipes   Naroma varipes   Naroma varipes
 
 
Photo: R. Butler
Underside
 
adult pairing
 
Live
Naroma varipes   Naroma varipes   Naroma varipes
 
Photo B.Wursten
Distribution Map
 
Photo B.Wursten

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