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

Observer

ardent

Date

August 14, 2016 11:53 AM EDT

Description

Odd looking bug

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

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mayatempesta

Date

April 3, 2016 04:24 PM EDT

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

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gene8

Date

August 8, 2016 09:50 PM CDT

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Date

November 10, 2009

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

nancymartin

Date

September 16, 2014 01:45 PM EDT

Description

The Polka-Dot Wasp Moth

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

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carlos73

Date

August 6, 2016 09:47 PM PDT

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

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rschultz

Date

September 26, 2012 05:23 PM EDT

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

dyslexicanaboko

Date

August 6, 2016 02:24 PM EDT

Description

I believe these moth like creatures come from a yellow caterpillar that has black spikes. I don't see them every year.

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

aphaywood

Date

May 14, 2016

Description

Observed by Sandy Koi

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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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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Date

April 14, 2016
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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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