8270 – Lymire edwardsii,

Edwards Wasp Moth 

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Final instar larva

Freshly emerged adult

Freshly emerged adult

General Species Information

Host Plant: Ficus species

Historical Range:  Florida and the Caribbean

Our Experience with this Species: We have found this species present at all locations surveyed throughout the Spring and Summer months

Notes:  This species is wide spread and common however it does not show up in abundance at UV lights based on populations that are visible by seeing larvae and pupae in close proximity to host plant

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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