#8833 concumbens

Pink Underwing

Catocala concumbens Walker, [1858]

Family: Erebidae

Status: Resident

Range: Found in the northern and eastern United States, south to West Virginia and west to Nebraska

Larval Hostplant(s): Cottonwood, Poplar, Aspen (Populus) and Willow (Salix).

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: A single summer brood, June into October.

Habitat: Prairies, meadows and woodlands containing or adjacent to host plants, riparian areas and urban settings.

Avg. Wingspan: Medium size, 2 1/3 – 3 Inches.

Found at:

Overwintering: As eggs on tree bark.

Identification: FW uniformly light silver gray. Am and pm lines black, fine and single. HW pink, black bands broad and even with a pure white fringe. (2)

Similar Species: None.

Notes: Identifying features illustrated.

Literature Cited: (2) Sargent, T. D. 1976 Legion of the Night. The Underwing Moths, Univ. Mass. Press; Amherst; 222 pp.

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

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