Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 963296

Hawthorn Underwing
Catocala crataegi

Observation date: May 02, 2014
Submitted by: Stuart Marcus
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Trinity River Refuge, using bait.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 12, 2014
Coordinator notes: The sighting fits the suggested id, Catocala crataegi, very well. The similar Catocala blandula has a slightly different set of black marks on the forewings. http://bugguide.net/node/view/25793
Checklist region(s): United States, Liberty County, Texas