Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 719486

Observation date: June 24, 2012
Submitted by: camera28
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in my yard in Rochester, NY on a young Black Walnut sapling. He appeared to have been eating the leaves. He was roughly 2.75 inches long. It was sunny and warm, and he seemed to be aware of my presence.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: August 10, 2022
Coordinator notes: I have reared this species on Butternut. I believe this is a mid instar Catocala piatrix. They generally roost during the day. (Barb Sendelbach) http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=8771 Barb is probably right; I'm accepting this as Catocala sp.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Monroe County