Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1348917

Luciana Underwing
Catocala luciana

Observation date: August 16, 2021
Date notes: I believe we saw this insect in the late afternoon of the day sighted. I took pictures with my phone but forgot about them.
Submitted by: DDethlef
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was between 1.5 and 2 inches long. It rested on various points within our carport for an hour or so. Sighted August 2021, but I took the photos with my phone and forgot them until now. As can be seen in the photos, the coloring looks more brown in sunlight and more gray in shade.
Status: Resident
Verified by: charleseharp
Verified date: December 23, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, El Paso County