Catocala aholibah Strecker, 1874
Status: Most likely a stray, especially eastern records.
Range: The west coast east to western portions of Nebraska and the Dakotas.
Larval Hostplant(s): Oaks (Quercus)
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: A single extended summer brood, June into October.
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands.
Avg. Wingspan: Medium to large size,3 1/8 – 3 1/2 Inches.
Overwintering: As eggs on tree bark.
Identification: FW mottled with white and a diffuse dark arc running from the costa through two jagged “teeth” on the pm line. HW ground color “salmon”, the outer black band forming a rather sharp angle.
Similar Species: Dark FWs and dark pink HWs are distinctive; western in distribution.
Notes: Identifying features illustrated.