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

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Recent observations

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What

Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

damontighe

Date

January 17, 2016 02:04 PM EST

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What

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

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langlands

Date

November 28, 2015 08:38 AM HST

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

jmanuelgbasurto

Date

November 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

lbrensk

Date

October 8, 2015 04:29 PM EDT

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

vijaybarve

Date

September 14, 2015 10:39 PM GST

Description

Caterpillars feeding on Oliander

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

franko

Date

August 16, 2015

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What

Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

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ixcanan

Date

the past

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What

Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

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jimjohnson

Date

March 28, 2015

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What

Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

homerobeunicus

Date

April 28, 2014

Description

Insecto volador de aproximadamente 4 cm de longitud
Dorso a la altura de la cabeza negro con tonalidades azul tornasol, cola del insecto con manchas blancas en simetría al eje central del espécimen, parte del cuerpo correspondiente al vientre o cola de color azul metálico tornasol, terminación del vientre o de la cola de color rojo.
Tres pares de patas negras con con franjas blancas .
Dos antenas negras con franja blanca en la punta terminal de la antena
Un par de alas color negra con tonalidad azul tornasol en el canto o borde frontal o superior y presencia de manchas blancas en ambas alas

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What

Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

codyhough

Date

May 9, 2012

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Date

the past
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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.