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ⓘ Uncle Sam moth. Composia fidelissima the faithful beauty or Uncle Sam moth is a moth in the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Gottlieb August ..




                                     

ⓘ Faithful beauty

Composia fidelissima the faithful beauty or Uncle Sam moth is a moth in the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schaffer in 1866. It is found in southern Florida and the West Indies, including Cuba.

The wingspan is 48–64 mm. Adults are on wing year round. They are day flying.

The larvae feed on Cynanchum scoparium, Canavalia including Canavalia rosea, Nerium including Nerium oleander and Echites species including Echites umbellate.