Catocala amica (Hubner, 1818)
Range: Found from the eastern seaboard west into the Dakotas, eastern Nebraska and south into central Texas.
Larval Hostplant(s): Oak trees (Quercus).
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: A single brood flying from June into September.
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/4 – 1 3/4 Inches
Overwintering: As eggs on woody stems.
Identification: FW without significant markings. The HW lacks the dark median band and the outer band ends well before the anal angle but is followed by a black dot (5)
Similar Species: No other Nebraska Underwings lack the HW medial band.
Notes: Identifying features illustrated.
Literature Cited: (5) Bill Oehlke’s moth website