Attributes of Catocala nuptialis

Married Underwing
Catocala nuptialis (Walker 1858)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
Identification: Similar to Catocala abbreviatella, but black reniform spot complete, more conspicuous, either solid or hollow. Marginal black band of yellowish orange hindwing not broken, but indented near anal angle.
Wing Span: 4-5 cm.
Life History:
Flight: July-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Leadplant, honey locust, oak.
Adult Food:
Range: Kentucky, Minnesota, and Manitoba, south to Texas.
Conservation: Uncommon.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

Images of Catocala nuptialis

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
September 05, 2014 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States December 29, 2014 Details
July 20, 2008 Tom Middagh (Tom Middagh) Nobles County, Minnesota, United States January 28, 2009 Details