8105 – Utetheisa ornatrix,

Ornate Bella Moth 

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Freshly emerged adult

Final instar larva

General Species Information

Host Plant: Rattlebox, Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: Eastern USA and the Caribbean

Our Experience with this Species: We've taken this species on Key Largo, Bahia Honda and Big Pine Key in the following months; Apr, May, Sept, Nov

Notes:  Adults are highly variable

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

References

Freshly emerged adult