8603 – Melipotis januaris,

January Melipotis Moth

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General Species Information

Host Plant: Inga laurina (sacky sac bean), Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: Southeastern USA and the Caribbean

Our Experience with this Species: We have found this species several times in the Keys on Key Largo, Marathon, Bahia Honda, and No Name Key in the following months: Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Nov, Dec

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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