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Iridopsis cypressaria  (Florida Cypress Gray)
Field Marks

This species has fairly a rather unremarkable wing pattern, other than looking generally like an Iridopsis.

   

Rindge (1966) lists these characters for identification:
1. smallest in the genus (FW length 11-14mm) 2. longest palpi 3. longest antennal pectinations 4. widest spaced FW venation


Range

Distribution pattern: Florida.
There is a slight possibility that the range extends to Texas, but this is unconfirmed (Rindge 1966).



Iridopsis cypressaria
Rindge 1966




Iridopsis cypressaria
Iridopsis pergracilis
Iridopsis defectaria


Host Plants

Unknown, but possibly baldcypress (Rindge 1966).


Similar Species

Iridopsis pergracilis


Iridopsis defectaria


Iridopsis larvaria




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