|Common name: listed here as the
Hodges #: 7857.
Identification: Rfw 72 mm, fw mottled brown and green, fading to
dull brownish black after death. Ventral surface orange-yellow.
Similar species: 7859.
Distribution: northern Argentina into Mexico, also Trinidad.
Strays to southern Texas.
Hosts: Larvae feed on Ampelopsis sp. -- pepper-vine.
Note: The single ND record was transported into the state on
bananas which entered the U.S. via Florida.
ND, Cass Co., Fargo. ex. local grocier. 9- X- 1985. G. Fauske.
Same specimen, ventral view.