Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 917826

Unexpected Cycnia
Cycnia inopinatus

Observation date: July 27, 2013
Submitted by: 1velvetcat
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: on asclepias tomentosa at garden center in Ipswich MA, however came from a nursery in CN . There were 2 or 3 on this plant. I think? a katydid may have eaten it as there was a katy did on the plant and the next day the caterpillar was gone.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: January 05, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Massachusetts, Essex County