orange insects on oleander

Zone Phoenix AZ | dukiebluedoc added on April 8, 2014 | Answered

I trimmed my oleanders today and found many reddish orange insects with black antennae and black spots on the back—what are these? I have photos but do not know how to post them.
Phoenix, AZ

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    Answered on April 9, 2014

    My guess is some kind of oleander moth. Here is an article about what I think you are seeing: http://entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/spotted_oleander_caterpillar.htm

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