Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1062978

The Penitent Underwing
Catocala piatrix

Observation date: August 25, 2015
Submitted by: Louise Dawson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About mid day, the moth flew from where it was resting on my front door to the ground and stayed there. It was very still and was not present the next morning. Outside temps about 70 degrees, slight wind and overcast. Now we're thinking Catocala piatrix
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: February 06, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Genesee County