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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

Date

April 14, 2016

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What

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

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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

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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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Square

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

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xcanan

Date

the past

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Square

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Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

March 28, 2015
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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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