5179 – Penestola bufalis,

Black Penestola Moth

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Penestola bufalis, Black Penestola Moth
Penestola bufalis, Black Penestola Moth

General Species Information

Host Plant: Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: Florida and the Caribbean

Our Experience with this Species: Jim Troubridge found one specimen on Key Largo,  Marathon and Bahia Honda Key mostly in the spring months. 

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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