8282 - Syntomedia ipomoeae,
Yellow-banded Wasp Moth
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Freshly emerged adult
General Species Information
Host Plant: morning-glory (Ipomoea spp.), Host unknown in the Keys
Historical Range: Florida only
Our Experience with this Species: We have only found one specimen of this species on Key Largo in February of 2004
Notes: This species is not a common species but shows up more frequently on the mainland. It has diurdal habits but will occasionally show up at lights
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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