7849 – Aellopos titan,
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General Species Information
Host Plant: Rubiaceae sps. Randia, Pond Apple and Seven-Year Apple (Host unknown in the Keys)
Historical Range: Eastern United States, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean
Our Experience with this Species: This species occationally comes to lights but is largely day-flying or at least crepuscular. We have found A. titan twice on Key Largo at lights in the months of Nov, Dec
Notes: Very similar to A. tantalus but larger and has two parallel rows of white dots on the inner forewing. A. tantalus only has one row of white dots
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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