Subject: red moth
Location: St. francisville, La.
November 15, 2015 10:11 am
Photographed (on glass) 11-12-15 at St. Francisville, La. 70775
Signature: John

Scarlet Bodied Wasp Moth

Scarlet Bodied Wasp Moth

Hi John,
Congratulations on actually recognizing this as a moth.  The Scarlet Bodied Wasp Moth is a very effective mimic of a stinging insect, which helps it to avoid being eaten by some predators.

Location: St Francisville, Louisiana

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