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Chalcoela pegasalis

Chalcoela pegasalis
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
July 10, 2019
Size: ~0.5 in. long
Found near maritime hammock and beach dunes at Hanna Park. Near facilities where Polistes wasps common.

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Chalcoela pegasalis Chalcoela pegasalis

Moved from ID Request.

Why did you mark this as a female? Did you observe some egg-laying? This is a Pegasus Chalcoela Moth.
Chalcoela pegasalis: (eastern) The females will normally lay eggs in Polistes wasp nests.

Chalcoela pegasalis
Thanks! Gender guess due to antennae. I will remove.

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