Attributes of Cosmosoma myrodora

Scarlet-Bodied Wasp Moth
Cosmosoma myrodora (Dyar, 1907)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: Easily identified by the bright red body and transparent wings. Metallic blue middorsal line on abdomen broadens to cover tip. Veins and margins of forewing and hindwing are black.
Wing Span: 3-3.5 cm.
Life History:
Flight: All year in southern Florida.
Caterpillar Hosts: Climbing hempweed.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Florida and west along the Gulf Coast to Louisiana and Texas.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

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Cosmosoma myrodora - Cosmosoma_myrodoraTXTylerWandaSmith4Oct2009Dorsal_crop.jpg

Cosmosoma myrodora - Cosmosoma_myrodoraTXTylerWandaSmith4Oct2009Dorsal_crop.jpg

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
December 29, 2013 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States January 21, 2014 Details
September 14, 2013 Buzztail1 Camden County, Georgia, United States September 27, 2013 Details
August 06, 2013 DARPatriot Putnam County, Florida, United States August 20, 2013 Details
August 01, 2013 KarenMSmith Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States August 01, 2013 Details
July 22, 2013 sobrien East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States July 22, 2013 Details
July 10, 2013 LMurrell Polk County, Florida, United States July 12, 2013 Details
June 18, 2012 groehm Hardee County, Florida, United States June 30, 2013 Details
April 02, 2013 Sanford03 Nassau County, Florida, United States April 13, 2013 Details
March 25, 2013 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States March 25, 2013 Details
February 06, 2013 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States February 07, 2013 Details
December 27, 2012 Minimama82 Livingston Parish, Louisiana, United States January 02, 2013 Details
November 03, 2012 d Simpson County, Mississippi, United States December 07, 2012 Details
November 03, 2012 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States November 06, 2012 Details
September 19, 2012 diasn Charleston County, South Carolina, United States September 21, 2012 Details
September 17, 2012 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States September 17, 2012 Details
May 27, 2012 rseidler St Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States June 20, 2012 Details
May 31, 2012 jwunder3 Orange County, Florida, United States June 02, 2012 Details
March 09, 2012 bentert Collier County, Florida, United States April 27, 2012 Details
February 29, 2012 dwwilt Indian River County, Florida, United States March 02, 2012 Details
August 20, 2011 Cheri Pierce Lake County, Florida, United States August 21, 2011 Details
November 03, 2009 flacracker Adams County, Mississippi, United States June 12, 2011 Details
October 15, 2008 Pete Williams Santa Rosa County, Florida, United States May 20, 2011 Details
September 20, 2005 mikechapman Glynn County, Georgia, United States February 21, 2011 Details
November 19, 2009 Jeff Trahan (Jeff Trahan) Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States January 25, 2010 Details
October 20, 2009 legacy.reporter (John Yochum) Hidalgo County, Texas, United States December 08, 2009 Details
April 23, 2009 legacy.reporter (April VanDusen) St Mary Parish, Louisiana, United States June 16, 2009 Details
July 23, 2007 mikechapman (Mike Chapman) Glynn County, Georgia, United States September 29, 2008 Details
September 15, 2006 mikechapman (Mike Chapman) McIntosh County, Georgia, United States September 29, 2008 Details
December 02, 2007 legacy.reporter (Lisa Hodges) Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States January 08, 2008 Details
January 01, 1970 legacy.reporter (Richard B. Dominick Moth and Butterfly Collection) Charleston County, South Carolina, United States December 10, 2007 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Alachua County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bay County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Brevard County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Collier County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Duval County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Flagler County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Lee County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Palm Beach County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pinellas County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Polk County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sarasota County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Volusia County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter St John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter St Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, San Patricio County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hardin County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Brazoria County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details