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moth >1cm black wings and body, orange humped thorax, black antennae
Astilbe flowers in full bloom
Feeding actively on purple Astible, these garden plants attract alot of moths esepecially in the evening and shaded areas
Cisseps fulvicollis would have a blue abdomen, and sometimes has a yellowish costa.
Do you happen to have any other views of this moth? This is most likely a Yellow-collared Scape Moth or a Grapeleaf Skeletonizer but I can't see enough of the body and wings to feel confident to give you which one.Grapeleaf Skeletonizer: http://bugguide.net/node/view/5719 Yellow-collared Scape Moth: http://bugguide.net/node/view/447
Lat: 41.07, Long: -73.54
Spotted on Jul 17, 2013 Submitted on Sep 21, 2013