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A subtly beautiful moth! It had blue near the end of its body, and pure white arms and head. The beautiful marking of the back of the head is actually as series of reflective scales typical and distinctive of the genus Tolype.
Larvae feed on many species: Larvae feed on many species of conifers, including balsam fir, eastern hemlock, eastern larch, pines, and spruces, but show a preference for white spruce and balsam fir.