The Grapevine epimenis is a day-flying moth. Spots on his wings seem to glisten and sparlke in the sun. They love getting minerals from my driveway after a spring rain. April 15, 2004.
Even his abdomen and legs seem to sparkle. On our driveway on April 9, 2005.
Friendly little bugs!
Grape epimenis nectaring crabapple blossoms, mid March 2013, zone 7b.