Meet an Underwing – Catocala preclara

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

Catocala preclara is a common blueberry feeding Catocala found in many different habitats. This one is from Plymouth County, Massachusetts in July of 2015. Photo by Teá Kesting-Handly.

Catocala preclara

BHigg-Catocala ilia-2 BHigg-Catocala iliaSee 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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