6088 – Hyblaea puera,

Teak Defoliator Moth 

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General Species Information

Host Plant: Crescentia cujete, Spatodea campanulata, Tabebuia heterophylla, Petitia domingensis, Host unknown

Historical Range:  South Florida, Texas and the Caribbean

Our Experience with this Species: This species shows up uncommonly on Key Largo, Big Pine and No Name Key in the months of April, May and June

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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