black witch, Ascalapha odorata  (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) - 1274079

black witch
Ascalapha odorata (Linnaeus)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: this is probably the largest insect in North America. B.W.’s are very common throughout the New World tropics and fly year round in the Rio Grande Valley and south Florida. They migrate north from Mexico through Texas primarily in June.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Timothy Haley
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States
Series:SFIWC 2004

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Image uploaded on Monday, January 01, 1990
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