Catocala amica/lineela – Girlfriend and Little Lined Underwing

Family Erebidae   Hodges # 8878 / 8878.1

Caterpillar foods:  oak  (Bugguide)

These two species are probably impossible to tell apart from photos, and possibly also by genetics.  Here’s a discussion about all that.  Bugguide currently has them combined on one page, so that’s the way I’ll do it.

8/5/2011

 

8/16/2013

Catocala lineella 8-16-13 1

 

8/16/2013   underside of the underwing

Catocala lineella 8-16-13 2

 

7/19/2013

Catocala lineela T 7-19-13 1

 

7/19/2013

Catocala lineela T 7-19-13 2

 

8/19/2018

 

9/7/2013

 

 

7/30/2011

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