Meet an Underwing – Catocala sp.

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings. 

This photo of was taken by Laney Rickman on May 12, 2014 in rural DeWitt County, Texas, USA.  

Originally posted as Catocala ultronia but may be Catocala micronympha, or a similar species.

ID suggestions? Please let us know in a comment below. 

Photo by Laney Rickman Catocala ultronia - Ultronia Underwing Moth

Photo by Laney Rickman
Catocala ultronia – Ultronia Underwing Moth

See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week Flickr group

National Moth Week 2016 will be held from 23rd to 31st July. Anyone can participate. Register a public or private event or find one to attend by checking the website for public events. Registration is free to individuals, groups and organizations.

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