Subject: Brown moth? Butterfly?
Geographic location of the bug: Atchison
Time: 02:26 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: On anise hyssop & butterfly bush. Have seen since early spring
How you want your letter signed: Rose
This is a Silver Spotted Skipper, and we are posting your image because it illustrates the namesake silver markings. We posted an open winged view of a Silver Spotted Skipper yesterday. Though Skippers are often thought of as having characteristics of both moths and butterflies, they are classified as butterflies.