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Identity
Could you please identify this pretty little critter. As you can tell it
likes mums. It is small and looks pinkish when fluttering.
Thank you.
Zaroga
Albany, GA

Hi Zaroga,
Your lovely photo is of a species of moth from the Family Arctiidae, or Tiger Moths. Our old Holland Book identifies it as Utetheisa bella or Beautiful Utetheisa. It is a common moth which frequents the blossoms of Goldenrod in the late summer and early fall. The moth exhibits some color variations and is found along the Atlantic Seaboard.

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