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  Sighting 1187416

Luciana Underwing
Catocala luciana

Observation date: September 09, 2018
Submitted by: John W Ashley
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flew in my open camper door mid-day, perched on cabinet for one photo, flew away. Flashed orange/yellow in flight.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: September 26, 2018
Coordinator notes: Tentative ID - a look at the hindwings would be helpful. Other possibility is Catocala hermia, but the rather "clean" appearance of the forewings led me to believe it was this species.
Checklist region(s): Phillips County, United States, Montana