French Guyana, Piste de Kaw, PK 52, 9-V-89, B. & J. Lalanne-Cassou leg.
The larva is a pest of cotton in North America.
One specimen found by Fortuné Chalumeau in Guadeloupe (Grands Fonds).
A species found throughout continental America.
The sex pheromone produced by the female moths has been described (Hall et al, 1993, Bull. IOBC, 16: 1). It consists of :