Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1046607

Scarlet Underwing
Catocala coccinata

Observation date: June 04, 2015
Submitted by: Sarem903
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Has dark spots between suction legs on the belly, also very soft (like tiny hairs). On top is a big rough, has two sharp-ish bumps melded together near bottom and a dull hump a bit further up its back. Very fast with reflexes (if touched on head or rear it will curl into a U shape quickly towards your finger).
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: June 05, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Morrison County