Catocala judith Strecker, 1874
Range: Found from the mid-Atlantic states west to extreme eastern Nebraska, Kansas and Texas.
Larval Hostplant(s): Walnut (Juglans) and Hickory (Carya).
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: A single extended summer brood, June into September.
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands.
Avg. Wingspan: Small, 1 3/4 – 2 1/8 Inches.
Overwintering: As eggs on tree bark.
Identification: FW uniform light gray, with only slight darkening about the reniform and beneath the anal dash. HW black, with dusky fringe hardly contrasting. (2)
Similar Species: Smaller than most other black HW Underwings.
Notes: Identifying features illustrated.
Literature Cited: (2) Sargent, T. D. 1976 Legion of the Night. The Underwing Moths, Univ. Mass. Press; Amherst; 222 pp.