6616 – Melanochroia chephise,

White-tipped Black Moth 

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General Species Information

Host Plant:  Euphorbia marginata Pursh (snow on the mountain), Phyllanthus sps, Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: Florida, Texas and the Caribbean

Our Experience with this Species: We have found only a few specimens of this species in Key Largo in the month of May

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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