Black-tipped Ptichodis Moth (Ptichodis vinculum)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Black-tipped Ptichodis Moth (Ptichodis vinculum)

Common in marshy areas. While the HOSTS database of larval plants doesn’t list this specific species, others in this genus list Smilax as a larval host.

Learn: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/research/projects/hostplants/

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