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Faithful Beauty - Composia fidelissima - male

Faithful Beauty - Composia fidelissima - Male
Miami, Florida, USA
Composia fidelissima is an exception to the nocturnal moth grouping as it is actually diurnal.

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lovely photo! Hints on finding?
Wow, Alan, great photo. I've got to go back to Florida and see this one again. Is any place/season particularly good for them? I've seen just one, on Big Pine Key. (My so-so photo is on the guide, as I'm sure you saw.)

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

 
Caterpillars!
I found dozens of faithful beauty caterpillars on my stephanotis yesterday (I live in Islamorada, Florida Keys). Thanks to this website, I was finally able to ID them. My question is... do they sting? I can't seem to find much information about them.

Jen H

 
I vote for best image on bugguide
What an incredible photo!

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