Location: Central Florida
March 15, 2012 3:47 pm
This little guy was hanging out neat a luna moth (picture included). He is only an inch and a half long or so, and has bright red wings and a black body with white polka dots. He’s not in my field guide, so I’m hoping you can help. I’m building up a collection of local wildlife photography.
Signature: Brian S.
Your unidentified moth is a Spotted Oleander Moth, Empyreuma affinis, and you can find many photos in our archive as well as on BugGuide. There is also an extensive profile on Featured Creatures.