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Nacoleia charesalis

Nacoleia charesalis
Melbourne, Brevard County, Florida, USA
February 27, 2021
Size: 12mm
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Held wings parallel to surface when resting

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Moved from ID Request.

Thanks for the ID
Thanks for the ID!
Do you have any idea about this one?
Even a family would be fine. I see these all the time flying around in my grass, but never looked at one up close before.

I'm not sure what it is, but I will comment or move it, if I find out anything.

Thank you!
I added a couple clearer pictures if that helps. I am curious about what that clear/orange jelly-like patch on its thorax is? I don't know much about moths.

The thorax contains large muscles to move the wings, for all of the flying-around behavior.
On many moths, the integument is orange-brown colored and smooth, whenever the scales have been removed. (worn off) Maybe that's what makes it look like jelly.

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