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burgandy and green dayflying moth.
meadows, prairies and where it can find flowers
This particular specimen along with a few others where observed playing in the water (engaging in a thermoregulation strategy actually). They would fly about 8 to 12 inches over the surface of a small slow moving stream and then suddenly throw themselves down on the water like doing a belly flop. They would then fly to a nearby perch to rest of "dry off".