Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1111915

Small Tolype Moth
Tolype notialis

Observation date: February 13, 2017
Submitted by: Stott Noble
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Not expected in February! at MV light. Could it be T. laricis?
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 07, 2017
Coordinator notes: I do not think this is T. laricis. Spring is about 2-4 weeks early across south-central and southeast U.S. In some cases, we are seeing species in late Feb that we don't usually see until mid-March. SAT
Checklist region(s): United States, Alabama, Jefferson County