Wasp or What?
Location: Port Charlotte Florida
September 21, 2011 7:01 pm
Saw this guy flying inside my Caged Swimming Pool Area. Photo’s show it to be blue with White Spots… My Eyes Say it was Black with White Spots. But there is no doubt that it’s rear end was as read as seen. Size from Wing tip to wing tip would be about the diameter of a Quarter!
Signature: Steve Worden

Polka-Dot Wasp Moth

Hi Steve,
The “or What?” would be a Polka-Dot Wasp Moth, and as its name implies, it is a moth that mimics a wasp.  The orange caterpillars feed on the leaves of poisonous oleander.

Location: Florida

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