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Catocala relicta (White Underwing) Showing the black and white bands on the hindwing. Catocala,Catocala relicta,Erebidae,Erebinae,Geotagged,Lepidoptera,Summer,United States,White Underwing,insect,moth Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Really lovely with the hindwings peeking through! Posted 9 months ago

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The White Underwing or The Relict is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in southern Canada, from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island, south to Missouri, and Arizona.

Black and white bands on hindwing distinctive. Forewing variable, white to gray. Thoracic area dark, as opposed to Sappho Underwing, which is white there. White Underwing is northern. The wingspan is 67–75 mm. Adults are on wing from July to September in one generation depending on the location.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Sep 18, 2019. Captured Sep 17, 2019 21:02 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/2.8
  • 1/64s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm