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Yellow moth with large head and eyes - Hylephila phyleus

Yellow moth with large head and eyes - Hylephila phyleus
Linden, Indiana, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
August 28, 2011
My mother's garden is full of these fellows. It seemed to be attracted more to yellow and orange flowers than anything else in the garden. I took this picture between 2 - 3pm.

Moved
Moved from Skippers.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Actually a butterfly
Specifically, a Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus). The knobs on the end of the antennae indicate a butterfly -- moths have threadlike or fan-like antennae

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