Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Callopistria floridensis (Guenée, 1852)
Eriopus floridensis Guenée, 1852
Callopistria elegantulus (Herrich-Schäffer)
Callopistria strena Grote
Phylogenetic sequence #932190
Heppner (2003) reported South Carolina to Florida; Arkansas to Texas; Mexico to south America. (1)
Moth Photographers Group map
displays records northward to Maine and Iowa in the eastern United States and California. (3)
Heppner (2003) reported January to December in Florida. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported the larvae feed on a long list of fern species. (1)
Eggs are laid singly on the underside of fern leaves.
Comstock, J.A., 1939. Studies in Pacific Coast Lepidoptera. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences
. 38(1): 34
; pl. 10-11.