9308.1 - Euscirrhopterus poeyi 

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General Species Information

Host Plant:  Pisonia aculeata [Nyctaginaceae]

Historical Range: Keys, Central America, Cuba and the Bahamas

Our Experience with this Species: Howard Grisham took one specimen of this species on Key Largo in 2008 and was not seen until over 70 individuals were found on Big Pine Key and No Name Key on May 19th, 2017. These specimens have all been females. Males may be diurnal. This species is heavily dimorphic. Males have large patches of wing that have no scales and are brown on outer edges and are smaller than females. 

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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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