9560– Dypterygia ligata,

American Bird's-wing Moth

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Jim Vargo

General Species Information

Host Plant:  dock (Rumex spp.) and smartweed (Polygonum spp.), Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: Eastern USA

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