Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1059839

Magdalen Underwing
Catocala illecta

Observation date: August 08, 2015
Submitted by: Vogeye
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed by myself, Douglas W. Vogus, and friend John Henry while doing the Monthly Cuyahoga Valley Towpath Census just south of Peninsula, Ohio near Deep Lock Quarry Metro Park in Summit County. The Towpath Trail goes through a tunnel under the Cuyahoga Valley Railway tracks. Moth was observed on the tunnel wall near the south opening, allowing for easy study & photographs.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: December 09, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Ohio, Summit County