Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1276989

Large Tolype Moth
Tolype velleda

Observation date: September 20, 2020
Submitted by: ofdewdrops
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very dramatic in behavior. Played dead when I picked it up. It was in rough shape but definitely alive. It crawled away when I put it back down. Monica Miller ID'd it for me.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 08, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.