Subject: What kind of bug is this?
Geographic location of the bug: Popano Beach, Florida
Time: 10:45 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: This bug is really different. What is it?
How you want your letter signed: Alice
This is an Ornate Bella Moth, Utetheisa ornatrix bella, a species represented on our site with a pale individual, but BugGuide has an image colored similarly to your individual. According to BugGuide: “adults fly during the day” and “adults fly from July to September in north; all year in south.”