8556 – Litoprosopus futilis,

Palmetto Borer Moth 

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Photo by:

Jim Vargo

General Species Information

Host Plant: Palm Tree flower stalks

Historical Range: SE USA

Our Experience with this Species: this species has only shown up in May and is uncommon at lights. It has been seen on Key Largo, Big Pine Key and No Name Key

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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