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Please identify this winged creature
November 1, 2009
Found this bug outside my door, while in med school in St,Maarten
Dmitry
St.Maarten, Carribean

Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth

Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth

Hi Dmitry,
This is a Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth, Empyreuma affinis.  It is native to the Caribbean and has been introduced to Florida.

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