Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1096649

The Penitent Underwing
Catocala piatrix

Observation date: August 08, 2016
Submitted by: greenesnake@yah...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen flying in the garage. It landed briefly on a soccer ball bag before flying out of the garage. I was unable to get a great picture but the moth was grayish brown overall with the hindwing median band reddish-orange.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: March 10, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Gibson County