#8791 insolabilis

Inconsolable Underwing

Catocala insolabilis Guenee, 1852

Family: Erebidae

Status: Resident

Range: Eastern United States west as far as southeast Nebraska and eastern Kansas and central 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 1/2 – 3 Inches.

Found at: Indian Cave State Park, Fontenelle Forest.

Overwintering: As eggs on the hostplant

Identication: FW light gray with contrasting black shading along inner margin. HW fringe dusky/dark except white at very top.

Similar Species: The dusky HW fringe separates it from other similar Underwings.

Notes: Identifying features illustrated.

đź”—Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net

Inconsolable Underwing, Sarpy Co., NE, July 15, 2021, Barbara & Loren Padelford
Inconsolable Underwing Larva
Inconsolable Underwing Larva – gray form
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