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This moth varies a lot in color and patterning (see this page at the Moth Photographers Group: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.ed.... According to research completed in 2004 (Timothy Tomon, Pennsylvania State University), there is only one species of this moth in North America, although others have identified three species. The larva is called the red-cheeked looper.
One of the prettiest moths I have spotted. More information here: http://www.entomology.museums.ualberta.c...