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

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Recent observations

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Date

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What

Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Date

the past

Place

Cozumel (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Polka-Dotted Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

jayimk

Date

September 1, 2010

Place

Tampico (Google, OSM)

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What

Polka-Dotted Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Date

November 10, 2009

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Observer

valeriacuellar

Date

June 29, 2011

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What

Polka-Dotted Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

cwilber

Date

December 2, 2013

Place

Chicxulub Pto Yucatan, MX (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

gaudettelaura

Date

November 6, 2012

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What

Polka-Dotted Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

efryauff

Date

July 19, 2013 07:48 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

wingedwolfpsion

Date

November 14, 2011

Description

This moth is a very good mimic of a stinging wasp.

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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.

No range data available.