Attributes of Catocala piatrix

The Penitent Underwing
Catocala piatrix Grote, 1864

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
Identification: Forewing grayish brown, with an oblique whitish bar extending from costa through subreniform spot. Note broad tooth on basal side of am. line, near inner margin. Hindwing banded orange and black.
Wing Span: 6.8-8.4 cm.
Life History:
Flight: July-early November.
Caterpillar Hosts: Ash, butternut, hickory, pecan, persimmon, and walnut trees.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Maine to Florida, west through southern Ontario to South Dakota and Texas.
Conservation:
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Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
October 01, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States November 16, 2014 Details
September 11, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States September 22, 2014 Details
September 20, 2014 lrhemm23 Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
September 14, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 14, 2014 Details
September 09, 2014 Mike Stinson Albemarle County, Virginia, United States September 11, 2014 Details
August 22, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada September 09, 2014 Details
September 02, 2014 dncms Knox County, Ohio, United States September 02, 2014 Details
August 22, 2014 David Trently Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
August 16, 2014 Marilyn Burgess Dickson County, Tennessee, United States August 31, 2014 Details
August 24, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 24, 2014 Details
August 11, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 11, 2014 Details
August 22, 2013 michaeloberg Webster County, Iowa, United States May 12, 2014 Details
September 16, 2013 Sue Gregoire Schuyler County, New York, United States February 24, 2014 Details
May 23, 2013 michaeloberg Webster County, Iowa, United States February 19, 2014 Details
September 07, 2013 tjantscher Lee County, Iowa, United States February 12, 2014 Details
August 22, 2013 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States January 18, 2014 Details
August 17, 2013 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States January 11, 2014 Details
September 20, 2011 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States December 23, 2013 Details
July 21, 1987 curtis.lehman (Robert Wallander) Warren County, New Jersey, United States November 23, 2013 Details
September 02, 2013 dendroica5 Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States November 05, 2013 Details
October 31, 2013 nkroll King And Queen County, Virginia, United States November 01, 2013 Details
July 23, 2013 tomnix Tompkins County, New York, United States October 10, 2013 Details
October 03, 2013 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States October 06, 2013 Details
September 13, 2013 Wild Ideas Rappahannock County, Virginia, United States October 01, 2013 Details
September 04, 2013 curtis.lehman (Margaret Higbee) Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States September 11, 2013 Details
September 02, 2013 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States September 04, 2013 Details
September 02, 2013 Nancy Weiss Albemarle County, Virginia, United States September 03, 2013 Details
August 18, 2013 Grammiej Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States September 02, 2013 Details
August 31, 2013 sashava Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2013 Details
August 19, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States August 19, 2013 Details
August 07, 2013 Amy Langman Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States August 09, 2013 Details
July 06, 2013 Jeff Brown Montgomery County, Ohio, United States July 07, 2013 Details
August 25, 2012 groehm Van Wert County, Ohio, United States June 27, 2013 Details
August 26, 1992 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States March 31, 2013 Details
September 07, 1992 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States March 31, 2013 Details
October 03, 1995 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Snyder County, Pennsylvania, United States March 31, 2013 Details
August 30, 2003 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Boone County, West Virginia, United States March 31, 2013 Details
September 09, 2007 jdwiggins Davie County, North Carolina, United States December 25, 2012 Details
July 15, 2008 Rangertsp Davidson County, Tennessee, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 30, 2011 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 29, 2012 Details
July 17, 2006 rseidler Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States November 15, 2012 Details
September 02, 2012 HHowell Grainger County, Tennessee, United States October 14, 2012 Details
July 13, 2012 Rangertsp Warren County, Tennessee, United States October 02, 2012 Details
September 11, 2012 chrissmith102568 Durham County, North Carolina, United States September 13, 2012 Details
August 26, 2012 Doug Bruce Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States September 12, 2012 Details
September 06, 2012 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States September 08, 2012 Details
August 05, 2012 Leslie Warren Mahoning County, Ohio, United States August 13, 2012 Details
July 25, 2012 curtis.lehman (Robert Wallander) Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States August 13, 2012 Details
September 20, 2011 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States August 01, 2012 Details
September 01, 2011 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States June 18, 2012 Details