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Eight-spotted Forester

Alypia octomaculata


2 photos. The wings must be spread to see all eight spots. In the second photo you can see the face and legs. This moth flies from Feb-May in Texas.


It was hanging onto a dead grass stalk out back in the open area of our property on a fairly cold, overcast morning.

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Brenda Hoffman
Brenda Hoffman 5 years ago

Thank you Jeslowery. I added the 2nd photo.

jeslowery 5 years ago

Really interesting species. Nice shot! I don't see the 2nd photo you mention...

Brenda Hoffman
Spotted by
Brenda Hoffman

Cool, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 4, 2013
Submitted on Dec 19, 2014

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