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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Catocala ilia [Noctuidae]

JPG-Catocala ilia

Wingspan 7.9 cm. Forewing is mottled black and gray with jagged black lines; hindwing is orange, the black median band and submarginal border with wavy undulations. Moths occur in dry forests in the Pacific West. Moths fly in late summer. Caterpillars feed on the foliage of oak (Quercus).

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