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The Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth

Empyreuma pugione

Description:

The wingspan is 43–48 mm. The forewings are light chocolate brown with a border fringe of deeper brown. The area between the costal and subcostal veins on the forewing is carmine red. The hindwings are entirely carmine red with a deep brown border fringe. They fly during the day. Their body is black with white polka dots.

Habitat:

Garden near Volcano The Quill, near the Caribbean Sea, Sint Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean.


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Muckpuk
Spotted by
Muckpuk

Caribisch Nederland, Netherlands

Lat: 17.48, Long: -62.95

Spotted on Nov 24, 2019
Submitted on Nov 29, 2019

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