African Moths Gambia


     

Spodoptera exempta, (Walker, 1857)

African Army Worm.

SYNONYMS
Agrotis exempta, Prodenia bipars, Prodenia ingloria,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 10
apertura, cilium, excelsa, exempta, exigua, littorallis, malagasy, maurita, teferi, triturata,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Botswana, Burkina Fasso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, DRCongo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Polyphageous, Gossypium, Zea mays, Sorghum, Oryza, Triticum,

 

Spodoptera exempta
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
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Underside
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