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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Catocala verrilliana [Noctuidae]

JPG-Catocala verrilliana

Wingspan 4.6 cm. Forewing is pale gray with jagged black lines; hindwing is orange-red with the black median band constricted in the center and a broad black submarginal border with red marginal patches. 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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