Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1347163

Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth
Empyreuma pugione

Observation date: October 18, 2022
Submitted by: Jannabelle16
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On a rose bay oleander bush. There were many different sizes of these caterpillars spotted on this bush. A few of the bushes nearby had been eaten bare! It was a nice hot sunny day in Miami Beach.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Miami-Dade County