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    • Syntomeida epilais
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    • Polka-Dot Wasp Moth
    • Oleander Moth

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What

Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

aphaywood

Date

May 14, 2016

Description

Observed by Sandy Koi

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Square

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Date

June 13, 2015 03:54 PM HST

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

keeneh

Date

May 13, 2016 11:36 AM EDT

Description

Picture ID from Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America. Specimen did not fully emerge so was flying erratically.

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Square

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Date

April 14, 2016

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

jskittle

Date

March 30, 2016 07:36 PM EDT

Description

Laying eggs

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

nfshoobs

Date

January 4, 2015 06:52 AM EST

Description

Observed these Polka-Dot Wasp Moths mating on a rock by the side of a residential driveway in Old Town, Montserrat. On a nearby oleander plant, the 'oleander caterpillar' subadult stage of this species was observed as well.

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

damontighe

Date

January 17, 2016 02:04 PM EST

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

emilianocelis

Date

January 5, 2016

Place

CANCUN (Google, OSM)

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

langlands

Date

November 28, 2015 08:38 AM HST

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Square

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

jmanuelgbasurto

Date

November 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

carolinebax

Date

October 15, 2015 10:52 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

lbrensk

Date

October 8, 2015 04:29 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Polka-Dot Wasp Moth (Syntomeida epilais) is a species of moth thought to be native to the Caribbean. The species is also called the Oleander Moth after the Oleander plant, from which its young feed. Like most wasp moths, these moths are day fliers.

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