5157– Rhectocraspeda periusalis,

Eggplant Webworm Moth

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Photo by:

Jim Vargo

General Species Information

Host Plant: Bugguide site lists host as Eggplant, tabacco and plants in the nightshade family. Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: SE USA and the Carinbbean

Our Experience with this Species: Jim Troubridge has found this species on Key Largo in March, April and December

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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