Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Sleepy Underwing
Catocala concumbens Walker, [1858]

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
Identification: Forewing pale gray with whitish and tan shading; lines sharp, thin, black. Hindwing pink, rarely yellow, with black bands; inner black band even, not reaching inner margin. Hindwing fringe whitish and wide.
Wing Span: 6-7.5 cm.
Life History:
Flight: June-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Poplars and willows.
Adult Food:
Range: Nova Scotia to North Carolina mountains, west to Manitoba and South Dakota.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL