Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1045320

Oldwife Underwing
Catocala palaeogama

Observation date: May 27, 2015
Submitted by: jdragsky
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: They've been eating the leaves of all the deciduous trees around here (Ulster County). They've been congregating in a set of tires outside my school. There's a lot of them, along with a few classic caterpillars from the region (Eastern Tent and Gypsy Moth).
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: December 18, 2021
Coordinator notes: Evidence is a bit sketchy but I think this is C. palaeogama. JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Ulster County