Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
The common name refers to the specific epithet and to Fabre's common name for a related Old World species.
Old World species, widely distributed through the Ethiopian and Oriental regions, and has been established in the West Indies since the days of the slave trade.
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page
lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
introduced from the Old World tropics