Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1263481

Oldwife Underwing
Catocala palaeogama

Observation date: July 25, 2020
Submitted by: Butterfly12
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Big, beautiful moth, bright orange jack-o’lantern like pattern underneath it’s mottled brown wings. It flew into my house and onto my lamp. I caught it and released it outside. Clear night, 68 degrees.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: July 26, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Steuben County