Attributes of Catocala cara

Darling Underwing
Catocala cara Guenée, 1852

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
Identification: Forewing deep brown with deep green shading and black lines. Hindwing banded black and bright pink. Form "carissima" Hulst has yellowish apical patches on forewing.
Wing Span: 7-8.5 cm.
Life History:
Flight: July-October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Poplars and willows, particularly black willow.
Adult Food:
Habitat: Adults hide by day in protected places such as caves or under eaves and bridges.
Range: New Hampshire and southern Ontario to Florida, west to South Dakota and Texas.
Conservation:
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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
September 07, 2013 Sue Gregoire Schuyler County, New York, United States March 13, 2014 Details
August 09, 2013 wayne13114 Oswego County, New York, United States March 09, 2014 Details
September 01, 2013 malligator92 Onondaga County, New York, United States February 16, 2014 Details
September 10, 2013 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States February 16, 2014 Details
August 28, 2013 trever Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States January 22, 2014 Details
September 29, 1990 curtis.lehman (Robert Wallander) Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States November 23, 2013 Details
September 16, 2011 doris potter Quebec, Canada November 12, 2013 Details
October 02, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States October 02, 2013 Details
September 05, 2013 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 29, 2013 Details
September 03, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States September 21, 2013 Details
August 15, 2013 wsayres Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States September 19, 2013 Details
September 08, 2013 headsouth4 Prince William County, Virginia, United States September 19, 2013 Details
September 14, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 18, 2013 Details
September 14, 2013 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada September 18, 2013 Details
September 06, 2013 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada September 10, 2013 Details
August 20, 2013 curtis.lehman (Jerry Skinner) Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States September 04, 2013 Details
July 31, 2013 Leslie Warren Mahoning County, Ohio, United States August 17, 2013 Details
August 14, 2013 xkuroihaeparix Genesee County, Michigan, United States August 17, 2013 Details
August 16, 2013 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States August 17, 2013 Details
August 27, 2009 tjantscher Boone County, Iowa, United States January 14, 2013 Details
September 03, 1987 curtis.lehman Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States November 29, 2012 Details
August 26, 2007 psweet Lake County, Illinois, United States September 23, 2012 Details
September 11, 2012 jfkoza Essex County, Massachusetts, United States September 11, 2012 Details
July 21, 2012 curtis.lehman (Rory Bower) Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 27, 2012 Details
August 13, 2012 Pam Clemons Penobscot County, Maine, United States August 19, 2012 Details
July 21, 2012 curtis.lehman (Mark Vaas) Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States July 22, 2012 Details
September 08, 2011 joanne.russo Windham County, Vermont, United States June 19, 2012 Details
August 15, 2011 curtis.lehman (Katie Hochstetler) Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States May 20, 2012 Details
September 12, 2011 dhsmall Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States September 14, 2011 Details
September 05, 2011 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada September 07, 2011 Details
August 27, 2011 Glennie Ontario, Canada August 27, 2011 Details
August 25, 2011 ca_quail Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States August 25, 2011 Details
August 16, 2011 curtis.lehman (Mary Jane Seipler) Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 16, 2011 Details
August 06, 2011 curtis.lehman (Margaret Higbee) Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States August 06, 2011 Details
July 22, 2011 Barbara Cornelsen Ontario, Canada August 05, 2011 Details
September 08, 2009 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States May 19, 2011 Details
October 01, 1996 legacy.reporter (Brown, Richard) Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
August 27, 2010 Tony DeSantis Camden County, North Carolina, United States March 11, 2011 Details
August 20, 2007 chantalhamelkropf (Chantal Hamel-Kropf) Quebec, Canada December 31, 2010 Details
August 09, 2010 Tom Middagh (Tom Middagh) Nobles County, Minnesota, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 26, 2010 legacy.reporter (Stephen Kloiber) Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 26, 2010 legacy.reporter (Stephen Kloiber) Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 25, 2008 legacy.reporter (Jerry McWilliams) Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 23, 1999 legacy.reporter (Paul Dennehy) Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
September 23, 1993 legacy.reporter (Paul Dennehy) Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
September 06, 2003 legacy.reporter (Paul Dennehy) Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 12, 2011 legacy.reporter (Paul Dennehy) Fulton County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
September 01, 2008 legacy.reporter (Paul Dennehy) Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 22, 2006 legacy.reporter (D. Lynn Scott) Ontario, Canada September 13, 2010 Details
September 18, 2006 legacy.reporter (D. Lynn Scott) Ontario, Canada September 13, 2010 Details