Martinique, Fond St-Denis, Deux Choux, 17-VI-85.
Martinique, Fond St-Denis, Deux Choux, 27-VIII-84.
Guadeloupe, Pointe-à-Pitre, 23-VIII-65, coll. G. Branger.
St-Kitts, Milliken Estate, 8-XII-83.
Larva on Fabaceae, sometimes reported as a pest of cultivated beans. Pinchon found it in Martinique on Agati grandiflora.
A very common species everywhere, specially abundant in xerophilic zones of Guadeloupe and Martinique.
St-Martin, St-Bartholomew, La Désirade, Marie-Galante.
St-Kitts, Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St-Lucia, St-Vincent.
Throughout the Greater Antilles (Hispaniola, type specimens of A. spiloleuca, A. subducta and A. monstratura).
Throughout continental America, from Canada to Argentina.
The sex pheromone produced by the female moths has been described (Heath et al, 1983, J. chem. Ecol., 9: 645-656). It consists of :