Guadeloupe, Morne à Louis, 17-V-86.

Disclisioprocta stellata (Guenée, 1857)

Geometridae Larentiinae

Synonyms or individual forms

impauperata Walker
albosignata Packard

Biology and distribution

Larva reported on Amaranthus (Amaranthaceae) and several Nyctaginaceae: Bougainvillea spp., Boerhaavia spp., Pisonia aculeata L., Mirabilis jalapa L. (Dyar, Ferguson).


Antilles, Bahamas, Bermuda Is.

From the south of the United States and Mexico to Bolivia and Brazil (D. s. stellata).
Africa south of Sahara, Madagascar and islands of the Indian Ocean (D. s. natalata Walker).


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