Catocala ulalume Strecker, 1878
Status: Rare resident.
Range: Eastern United States south of the New England states west as far as southeast Nebraska and eastern Oklahoma and Texas.
Larval Hostplant(s): Hickory (Carya)
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: A single summer brood.
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands.
Avg. Wingspan: Medium size, 2 1/3 – 3 Inches
Overwintering: As an egg on the hostplant.
Identification: FW with a white zigzag line on the outside on the pm. HW black with white fringe thin with sharp pointed barring.
Similar Species: FW less brownish than Tearful Underwing (C. lacrymosa), FW white zigzag line on the outside on the pm more distinct than in Dejected Underwing (C. dejecta).
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