Laboratory strain, ex French Guyana, -X-90.
French Guyana, Piste de Kaw, PK 40, 25-VIII-84, S. Boucher leg.
Larva not found in the field, but reared on Amaranthus in Guadeloupe.
Common in Guadeloupe and Martinique. More abundant in hygrophilic zone.
St-Kitts, Montserrat, Dominica, St-Lucia, St-Vincent, Grenada.
Throughout Greater Antilles: (Jamaica: type specimen of S. rubrifusa).
From Guatemala to Brazil.
The sex pheromone produced by the female moths has been described without biological evaluation (B. Lalanne-Cassou, C. Descoins, C. Malosse: unpublished data) on females from Guadeloupe. It consists of: