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S. morsei - Symploce morsei

S. morsei - Symploce morsei
Torch Keys, Monroe County, Florida, USA
December 19, 2016
Size: 2cm
This species appears to be locally relatively abundant throughout the Keys. They are extremely fast and good fliers, and 90% of the adult specimens I have seen were at least a meter above the ground; according to Alan Jeon, most of the specimens I witnessed were male. Perhaps males are more likely to be encountered high up in vegetation than females, where they are in a better position to be exposed to female pheromones.