Yellow-banded Wasp Moth
Syntomeida ipomoeae (Harr.)
Arctidae (Tiger Moth)
Hodges 8282

      
Eric Douglas, Brewton, Alabama


Ian Vickery, Brewton, Alabama 9-15-09

Identification Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 76. Moth will have yellow and metallic blue stripes on the abdomen. The wings are bluish-black with pale yellow spots. The hindwing is transparent near the base. The caterpillar host plants are grapefruit trees, and blossoms of morning-glories.

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