5204 – Diaphania hyalinata,

Melonworm Moth

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Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth
Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth
Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth

General Species Information

Host Plant: Cucumber family, Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: Eastern USA and the Caribbean

Our Experience with this Species: This species is more common on the mainland but appears with some regualrity on Key Largo 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

References

Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth
Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth
Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth larval tent

Larva reared on coin vine

Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth pupa

Larva reared on coin vine

Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth larva

Larva reared on coin vine

Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth larva

Larva reared on coin vine

Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth larva

Larva reared on coin vine

Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth

Larva reared on coin vine

Diaphania hyalinata, Melonworm Moth