Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 741923

Delilah Underwing
Catocala delilah

Observation date: August 01, 1971
Date notes: note in riker mount shows only "August 1971"
Submitted by: stomlins701
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Could this be C. ilia? The hindwings are similar to the ilia in my collection, though the forwings less so.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 12, 2013
Coordinator notes: From reviewing the Catocala plates on Moth Photographers Group, we think C. delilah is the correct id. It is found in TX. Larva feeds on live oak, which is common around San Antonio. http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=8835
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bexar County