Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth

Subject:  Beautiful Moth???
Geographic location of the bug:  Tarpon Springs, Florida
Date: 12/10/2017
Time: 04:42 PM EDT
I saw this moth last night on my is just in time for Christmas..with the beautiful red color..  I’ve never seen anything like it!  Please help me Bugman..
How you want your letter signed:  Chrissy from Florida

Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth

Dear Chrissy,
This very effective wasp mimic is a Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth.

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