Butterflies and Moths of North America

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The Betrothed
Catocala innubens Guenée, 1852

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
Identification: Forewing mottled gray, white, and brown. Subreniform spot usually white, with pale bar passing through it. Vague blackish bar from base of forewing to outer margin (darkest below apex). Most of forewing dark brown to st. line in form "scintillans" Grote. Hindwing black with orange bands and fringe in both forms.
Wing Span: 5.5-7.2 cm.
Life History:
Flight: June-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Honey locust.
Adult Food:
Range: Southern Ontario and New York to Florida, west to South Dakota and Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL