2653.1 - Tortyra iocyaneus​

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Tortyra iocyaneus​
Tortyra iocyaneus​

Similar T. slossonia

General Species Information

Host Plant: Host unknown in the Keys but it is assumed that it is Ficus sps.

Historical Range: South Florida

Our Experience with this Species: This species can be abundant at lights on Big Pine Key and No Name Key but I haven't seen it in Key Largo or on the Mainland. 

Notes: This species is easily confused with the similar T. slossonia

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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