Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1123284

Intermediate Cucullia
Cucullia intermedia

Observation date: June 30, 2017
Submitted by: Michelleg2
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in Coaldale CO 81222 Hollyhocks, sweet pea, columbine
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: December 18, 2017
Coordinator notes: None of the plants you described are (normally) used as hosts by this species, so most likely you came across a wandering caterpillar. Nice find!
Checklist region(s): Fremont County, United States, Colorado