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Faithful Beauty
Composia fidelissima

Copyright by: Jennifer Possley, 2022

Description:
This is a distinctive day flying moth with red, blue and white pattern. Caterpillars are red with dark blue spots.
Range:
South Florida and the West Indies.
Distribution and Abundance in Florida:
Year round in Florida.
Habitat(s):
Tropical hardwood hammocks and pine rocklands
Food:
Larval host: Devil’s-potato (Echites umbellatus), Leafless swallowwort (Orthosia scoparia) and Baybean (Canavalia rosea).

Copyright by: Jennifer Possley, 2022

Copyright by: Jennifer Possley, 2022

Copyright by: Jennifer Possley, 2022



 
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