Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1312997

Brown-hooded Owlet
Cucullia convexipennis

Observation date: September 24, 2021
Submitted by: Debbiearsenault
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Can you tell me what the moth will look like
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: October 16, 2021
Coordinator notes: It's a spectacular caterpillar; the imago (adult) is rather drab in comparison. See some pictures of both caterpillars and imagos at https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Cucullia-convexipennis JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Connecticut, Fairfield County