Catocala grynea (Cramer, 1779)
Range: Found from the eastern seaboard west to eastern portions of the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
Larval Hostplant(s): Apple (Malus), Plum (Prunus), and Hawthorn (Crataegus).
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: A single brood flying from June to August.
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands.
Avg. Wingspan: Small in size, 1 1/2 – 2 Inches.
Found at: Fontenelle Forest.
Overwintering: As eggs on woody stems.
Identification: FW brownish along inner margin below black median dash. Fine broken black lines. HW yellow/orange and black lines. Sometimes the black border has a narrow break near the anal angle (1)
Similar Species: None in our area.
Notes: Identifying features illustrated.
Literature Cited: (1) BugGuide.net