Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1168699

Sad Underwing
Catocala maestosa

Observation date: July 09, 2018
Date notes: Today's date, 6/9/2018.
Submitted by: Txmagnolia
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was found resting against my tree. I barely noticed it, except that it was so big. This is a shaded yard, and it blended in quite well. It's 92°F in Cleburne, TX, and it is about 43% humidity. It did not move, even as I got closer to take photos. It is beautiful!
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 09, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Johnson County, United States, Texas