#8785 residua

Residua Underwing

Catocala residua Grote, 1874

Family: Erebidae

Status: Resident

Range: Eastern United States, from southern New Hampshire south into the Carolinas and west to Arkansas and eastern Nebraska.

Larval Hostplant(s): Hickory (Carya)

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: A single brood flying from mid summer into the fall.

Habitat: Deciduous woodlands.

Avg. Wingspan: Medium Sized. 2 1/3 – 2 7/8 Inches.

Found at: Indian Cave State Park.

Overwintering: In the egg stage on the hostplant.

Identification: FW with pale outer regions. HW fringe is grey to brown.

Similar Species: The HW of the Obscure Underwing (C. obscura) has white fringes.

Notes: Identifying features illustrated.

🔗Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net