8557 – Litoprosopus bahamensis,

Bahamian Palm Owlet Moth 

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Photo by:

Jim Vargo

General Species Information

Host Plant: Palm Tree flower stalks

Historical Range: Florida and the Caribbean

Our Experience with this Species: This is the most common species in this genus in the Keys however it seems to thrive in the lower Keys. We have not taken it on Key Largo. We have found specimen in most months of the year.

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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