Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 690162

Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth
Empyreuma pugione

Observation date: October 30, 2011
Submitted by: DebCStewart
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen on Captiva Island, Florida. Possibly feeding on Bouganvillia.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 21, 2022
Coordinator notes: Reasonably sure this is correct; I've actually seen E. pugione on Captiva myself. Jim Rains
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Lee County