CLOSED: Mystery Butterfly in Colorado

Pueblo, CO(Zone 5b)

I couldn't find a match for this in my guide book.
It was hiding in the dark like a moth.
It was shaped like a Butterfly.
It was too big for a skipper - that is the end of a 2x4 it is on (an old 2x4 that really was 2x4).
I couldn't see any antennae.
Closest match I could find would be a Buckeye crossed with an Admiral.

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Pueblo, CO(Zone 5b)

Oops! I meant to show a cropped close up

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Houston Heights, TX(Zone 9a)

it reminds me of polyphemus moths. Google those and see if any look like yours.

Pueblo, CO(Zone 5b)

Yes, the polyphemus moths were close - but again not quite. Mine has the eye spots behind the band on the bottom of the wing. All the moth photos I looked at had the eye spot in front of the band, centered on the hind wing,
I'm still searching.

Pueblo, CO(Zone 5b)

Yes, Thanks!
Ascalapha odorata, Black Witch is a match

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