Aellopos fadus (Cramer, 1776)
Status: Very rare stray
Larval Hostplant(s): Tropical plants in the Madder (Rubiacea) family
Range: This moth is a resident in the tropics with breeding populations into Texas and Florida.
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: Reported to be single brooded in the southern United States.
Avg. Wingspan: 2 1/4 – 2 3/4 Inches
Overwintering: As pupa in the soil.
🔗Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net.