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Colorful Moth - Cydosia nobilitella

Colorful Moth - Cydosia nobilitella
A. D. Barnes Park, Westchester, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
May 29, 2010
Size: aprox. 20-25 mm
I first saw it in flight, and I thought I was going to photograph an Oleander Moth. In flight the wings looked like a dark blur but I could tell it had white spots, and the tip of the abdomen was a rusty red color (very much like the Oleander) Once it landed I was surprised to see it wasn't what I thought. However I thought to myself, no problem, I've seen this one before on Bugguide and in a book I have. Well, turns out I was thinking Bella Moth but that doesn't seem to match this one, and neither does Ailanthus Webworm Moth. So to make a long story longer... ID help please!!!

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Aha!
I think you nailed it! Thanks. Darn! Just one other pic; I was almost first. ;-)

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