Subject: What type of insect?
Location: South mississippi
November 13, 2013 1:26 pm
I found an insect in my yard, I live in south Mississippi and have never seen one before. It has a red body, red legs, black antennas with white tips, and bright or royal blue spots on top of its abdomen, the wings are outlined in black with two clear spots on them.
Signature: Thanks, Dustin

Scarlet Bodied Wasp Moth

Scarlet Bodied Wasp Moth

Hi Dustin,
This Scarlet Bodied Wasp Moth is a harmless insect that mimics a potentially dangerous, stinging Wasp.

Location: Mississippi

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