Big gray [moths] with reddish markings, pale blue- green, yellow with lavender, and red and yellow."
"What do you mean by 'red and yellow?'" asked the Bird Woman so quickly that the girl almost jumped.
"Not exactly red," explained Elnora, with tremulous voice. "A reddish, yellowish brown, with canary- coloured spots and gray lines on their wings."
—Gene Stratton-Porter, A Girl of the Limberlost, 1909.