Sunset Moth Food?

Chris Conlan conlan at
Thu May 28 22:23:47 EDT 1998

>Hi there: Does anyone know what the larval foodplant is for the sunset
>moth (Urania Ripheus? Thanks, Dave

My references indicate that it is a plant in the Euphorbiaceae family
called Omphalea.  You might try other Euphorbs and possibly even some
sumacs (Anacardiaceae family).  Good luck.

conlan at

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