Tag Archives: 2016

Meet an Underwing – Catocala epione (Epione Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of Catocala epione was taken by Ken Childs in Henderson, TN, USA. See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week Flickr group.  National Moth Week … Continue reading

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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. See more photos of … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala vidua

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  These photos of Catocala vidua was taken by David Moskowitz in East Brunswick, NJ (USA) on September 21, 2011. See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala ultronia (Ultronia Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  These photos of Catocala ultronia was taken by Ken Childs in Henderson, TN (USA) on June 11, 2016.   See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Ilia Underwing (Catocala ilia)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  These photos of Catocala ilia  (Ilia Underwing) was taken by Betsy Higgins in Florence, MA (USA), August 2015. See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week Flickr group.  … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala nupta (Red underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of a red underwing – Red underwing (Catocala nupta)  was taken by Katy Wrathall Taken on August 31, 2011 (location unknown). See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala fraxini (Blue Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of a Blue Underwing (Catocala fraxini)  was taken by Bernard DUPONT in Lavelanet, Ariege, FRANCE in January 2013.   See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala elocata

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of a Catocala elocata  (תנשמית הצפצפה) was taken by Oz Ritner (Israel Nature Site)  in Tel Aviv, Israel, May 2016.    See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Noctua janthe (Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings, comprise the genus Catocala, which is part of the large Erebidae family. This photo is of a moth resembling the true underwings – a Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthe) was taken by Flickr … Continue reading

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