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Eight-Spotted Forester Moth

Alypia octomaculata

Description:

Solid black with large white spots on fore and hind wings top and bottom. Rust Orange tufts on forelegs. Creamy yellow bands along sides of top of thorax.

Habitat:

Spotted during daylight, nectaring on Gooseneck Loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides) in flower bed in front of my house.

Notes:

These are known for day flight.

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Ohio, USA

Lat: 38.95, Long: -83.76

Spotted on Jun 6, 2018
Submitted on Jul 2, 2018

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