Red-waisted Florella Moth (Syngamia florella)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Red-waisted Florella Moth (Syngamia florella)

A flower moth. Often lands under leaves as well. Show on Florida Native Plant: Bidens Alba

Larval hosts as listed in the HOSTS database are: Spermacoce spp. (buttonweed)
(http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/research/projects/hostplants/search/index.dsml)

http://bugguide.net/node/view/8604

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