Not knowing how cooperative it would be, I took a few shots for identification purposes, and then I attempted to pick it up. Turned out that this moth was in a photogenic mood. I love it when they cooperate!
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- Found in the Eastern part of the U.S., Texas and Florida, as well as some parts of Canada
- Found along woodland egdes, in vineyards and in cities
- The adults fly in bright daylight, and this moth is often confused for a butterfly
- Wingspan is about 30 to 37 mm
http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Alypia-octomaculata: Butterflies and Moths of North America