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Wingspan 38 to 50 millimeters. Wings initially plum red to brownish black. Body spindle shaped, mostly olive green with red bands across abdomen and rear tufts.
Forest edges, meadows, and cultivated flower gardens
Caterpillars feed on the foliage of plants of the honeysuckle family.
Spotted on Aug 1, 2014
Submitted on Aug 1, 2014