Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1273721

Large Tolype Moth
Tolype velleda

Observation date: September 08, 2020
Submitted by: lippkerry
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: No movement Found on goldenrod stalk in a field
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: September 08, 2020
Coordinator notes: This is a female at the top and a male below. One of them probably just eclosed from the white cocoon on the goldenrod stem. They do not move much and look to be very much alive and are busy making more Tolype.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Livingston County