Japanese Underwings

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

Dr. Utsugi Jinbo, NMW Japan coordinator and Science Advisory Board member, shared a webpage of Catocalas found in Japan.

Click here to see more.

ムラサキシタバ Catocala fraxini

オニベニシタバ Catocala dula

キシタバ Catocala patala

More Catocala posted by Japanese moth’ers here and here

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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