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5217 – Palpita flegia,
Satin-white Palpita Moth
General Species Information
Host Plant: Yellow Oleander (Thevetia peruviana) and "Luckynut"
Historical Range: South Florida, Texas and the Caribbean
Our Experience with this Species: This species rarely appears at lights but larvae can infest and completely defoliate leaves of exotic "luckynut" trees.
K. Largo Marath. Ba. Hond B.P.K. No Name Sck. Isd. K. West
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Adult Flight Chart
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