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  Sighting 1245857

Hawthorn Underwing
Catocala crataegi

Observation date: April 12, 2020
Submitted by: Stuart Marcus
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Trinity River Refuge HQ building under MV light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 23, 2023
Coordinator notes: Taxonomy changes! Mr. Gall was correct in his ID (C. pretiosa); BAMONA will catch up with this at some point. MPG provides this note: "atocala pretiosa Lintner, 1876 is elevated from synonymy of 8858 Catocala crataegi to full species status in Schweitzer (1982), Journ. Lepid. Soc., 28: 5-21, and includes as a synonym [8859] Catocala texarkana Brower, 1976 in Gall & Hawks (2010), ZooKeys 39: 70."
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Liberty County