Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1270394

Large Tolype Moth
Tolype velleda

Observation date: August 20, 2020
Submitted by: rdeggendorf
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth formed a cocoon which persisted for several weeks right outside our front door. The cocoon was created on a cinderblock was and was quite well camouflaged. I happened to be nearby when it emerged.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: August 21, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Door County