The Penitent Underwing
Catocala piatrix (Grt.)

August 12, 2005

Identification Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Pg. 172. The forewing is grayish-brown, with an ibkique whitish bar extending from the costa through the sub-reniform spot. There will be a broad tooth on the basal side of the ante-median line, near the inner margin. The hindwing is banded with orange and black. The caterpillar host plants are ash, butternut, hickory, pecan, persimmon, and walnut trees.

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