This is the second saturniid (Silk Moth) to show up at the light this season. It's a Rosy Maple Moth(Dryocampa rubicunda). This moth has always been special to me. Fifteen years ago, I found one on my screen door. It had sparked my curiosty enough to send me to the library to look it up, rekindling a childhood interest in the moths that has since made for a very fulfilling pastime.
My daughter Liz says they look like sherbert and they have since been called