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Oleander Moth - Syntomeida epilais

Oleander Moth - Syntomeida epilais
Florida, USA
Also known as the Polka-Dot Wasp Moth, this day flyer is highly poisonous having gained toxicity from its host plant, Oleander.

Not only does this moth mimic a wasp for protection, it also advertises that it is distasteful with its coloration.

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