Which plants should I keep an eye for droppings or other signs of Lepidoptera in the South Florida area?
Are there any plants known to be hosts for multiple species?
I know Passiflora foetida are host plants here. Perhaps there as well?
Here is a favorite: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94999100
Io Moth Caterpillar on Carolina Willow
Yes there are plants which host multiple species. I’m not familiar with Florida. Citrus plants are host plants for several Papilio species. Lemon, Orange, pomelo trees which are not sprayed with pesticides. Wild passiflora plants on fences. Milkweeds. For moths, solanum plants such as tomatoes, brinjals, Periwinkles. Some of the butterfly caterpillars feed on legume plants.
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