Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Epione Underwing
Catocala epione Drury, 1773

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
Identification: Forewing dark gray and blackish with chocolate edging along sharp, black am. and pm. lines and chocolate killing in reniform spot. Subreniform spot whitish. Hindwing black with fringe white, black at anal angle.
Wing Span: 5.5-6.5 cm.
Life History:
Flight: June-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Hickories.
Adult Food:
Range: Maine and southern Ontario to Florida, west to Kansas and Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL