Moth with white polka dots and red tail...ID?

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  1. Yobenny

    Yobenny New Seed

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    I just joined seems like a nice place!

    I was hoping someone could tell me what type moth this is, he is trapped in my screen porch and I have never seen another one like him.

    THANKS!!!

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  3. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Syntomeida epilais

    It is a pretty thing. ;)
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    What an unusual insect your moth is Yobenny. It's great to see what creatures others have around. :-D
     
  5. Yobenny

    Yobenny New Seed

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    I have a resident garden spider inside my screen porch that I feed regularly, This moth is not normal fare at least to me.
    But I'm sure Dabnie doesn't much care!
     



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    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    He is a beauty. I love poka dots on anything.
     
  7. glendann

    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    He is a beautiful moth and very unusual insect.
     

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