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5179 – 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.
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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