Attributes of Catocala coccinata

Scarlet Underwing
Catocala coccinata Grote

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
Identification: Forewing mottled light gray with broad, diffuse black basal dash. Black lines and other dashes may also be heavy. Shade of bright red on hindwing is distinctive; fringe white, with some red toward apex in some specimens.
Wing Span: 5.7-7 cm.
Life History:
Flight: June-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Scrub oak and other oaks.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Conservation:
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
August 25, 2014 curtis.lehman (Gregory M. Stanko) Mahoning County, Ohio, United States September 09, 2014 Details
August 19, 2014 davmcnaugh Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 01, 2014 Details
August 06, 2013 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States October 29, 2013 Details
August 07, 2011 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States October 02, 2013 Details
July 20, 2010 Mark Wheeler Washington County, Minnesota, United States September 19, 2013 Details
July 06, 1993 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States April 14, 2013 Details
August 04, 1995 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States April 14, 2013 Details
July 19, 1999 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Union County, Pennsylvania, United States April 14, 2013 Details
July 30, 2002 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States April 14, 2013 Details
May 08, 2012 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States February 25, 2013 Details
May 21, 2012 carlsonjess Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States May 23, 2012 Details
May 14, 2012 JasonPike1980 Texas, Rusk County, United States May 21, 2012 Details
July 28, 2011 dhsmall Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States July 28, 2011 Details
June 10, 2004 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States May 19, 2011 Details
July 24, 2002 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States January 14, 2011 Details
September 22, 2005 legacy.reporter (Paul Dennehy) Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 26, 2005 legacy.reporter (D. Lynn Scott) Ontario, Canada September 13, 2010 Details
August 08, 2005 legacy.reporter (D. Lynn Scott) Ontario, Canada September 13, 2010 Details
July 29, 1971 kgardner (Karl Gardner) Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States April 02, 2010 Details
June 20, 1980 Tom Middagh (Tom Middagh) Benton County, Arkansas, United States January 05, 2010 Details
July 16, 2007 H.D. McGuinness (H.D. McGuinness) Suffolk County, New York, United States July 08, 2009 Details
July 18, 2007 legacy.reporter (Jo Ann Poe-McGavin) Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States March 02, 2009 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Don Dubois) Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States November 19, 2008 Details
June 07, 2007 legacy.reporter (David Rupe) Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 10, 2008 Details
July 02, 2005 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Fremont County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
June 19, 2004 jamesdurbin (Jim Durbin) Story County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
July 21, 2006 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Appanoose County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
July 23, 2004 jamesdurbin (Jim Durbin) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
August 04, 2001 legacy.reporter (Keith Erickson) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
July 17, 2004 jamesdurbin (Jim Durbin) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
July 09, 2004 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Muscatine County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
June 01, 2007 lorispencer (Lori Spencer) Logan County, Arkansas, United States January 29, 2008 Details