Subject: Large black wasp? With orange wings
Geographic location of the bug: Central East Coast of FL, Daytona Beach
Time: 12:22 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hello, This creature is hanging around my porch. The lizzards are avoiding like the plague.Just wondering if I should be concerned for ppl and pets. Thank You for your time. Have a Great Day.
How you want your letter signed: Teri
The fact that both you and the lizards were fooled by the protective mimicry of the Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth is a testament to its effectiveness. Despite its resemblance to stinging Spider Wasps like the Tarantula Hawk, the moth is perfectly harmless.