2405 – Lactura pupula

Bumelia Leafworm Moth

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Lactura pupula,  Bumelia Leafworm Moth

General Species Information

Host Plant: Bugguide site lists hosts as Syderoxylon celastrina Saffron Plum. Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: SE USA.

Our Experience with this Species: While this species is somewhat regular it seldome appears in numbers. It can be found throughout the Keys in most months of the year

Notes

Distribution Chart

K. Largo   Marath. Ba. Hond     B.P.K.   No Name  Sck. Isd.    K. West
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed on that island

Adult Flight Chart

  Jan.       Feb.     Mar.     Apr.    May     Jun.      Jul.       Aug.     Sep.     Oct.     Nov.     Dec.
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed in that month

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