Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1275242

Large Tolype Moth
Tolype velleda

Observation date: September 20, 2020
Submitted by: STARBURST44
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was moving its head slowly back and forth and holding on to the side of the house with its "front arms"** Really CooL to see. First time seeing this FURRY creature!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: September 20, 2020
Coordinator notes: I agree. Always fun to see one of these and especially since this looks like it just emerged judging by the fuzziness.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin