6155.1– Adaina simplicius

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Jim Vargo

General Species Information

Host Plant: Bugguide site lists host plants as Galls in sunflower plants, Carphephorus odoratissimus, Carphephorus paniculatus, Conoclinium coelestinum and Pluchea odorata

Historical Range:  Florida

Our Experience with this Species: Jim Troubridge has found this species on Key Largo in March and April

Notes: inroduced as a bio-control from Africa for Eupatorium species

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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