Catocala innubens Guenee, 1852
Range: Eastern United States west to the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and east Texas.
Larval Hostplant(s): Honey Locust (Gleditsia)
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: A single extended mid-summer brood
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands.
Avg. Wingspan: Medium sized – 2 1/8 – 2 7/8 Inches
Found at: Indian Cave State Park, Homestead National Monument, Fontenelle Forest, Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area
Overwintering: As an egg on perennial woody growth
Identification: FW subreniform spot usually white with pale bar passing through it; vague blackish bar from base to outer margin, darkest below apex. HW deep orange. (1) (BugGuide.net)
Similar Species: Ilia Underwing (C. ilia) has yellow-orange HW and Penitent Underwing (C. piatrix) in which the HW is more reddish.
Literature Cited: BugGuide.net