Clymene Moth

Subject: Butterfly, Moth or Something Else?
Location: Iron Station, NC
August 8, 2014 5:26 pm
My husband photographed this pretty creature late afternoon August 8th on our concrete sidewalk. Can you please tell us what this is?
Signature: Ridgerunner

Clymene Moth
Clymene Moth

Hi Ridgerunner,
This pretty Tiger Moth is commonly called a Clymene Moth
When it reveals its lovely orange underwings, the religious illusion many folks see in the wings is no longer apparent.

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