8974– Garella nilotica,

Black-olive Caterpillar Moth

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Photo by:

Jim Vargo

General Species Information

Host Plant: Cynometra, Heritiera, Mangifera, Terminalia, Rhododendron, Bucida (including Bucida buceras), Canocarpus, Olea, Prunus, Salix and Tamarix species, Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: Much of the USA

Our Experience with this Species: Jim Troubridge reports this species from Key Largo and Bahia Honda in the months of Feb, Apr, Jun, Jul, 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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