Catocala neogama – The Bride

Hodges # 8798

Caterpillar foods: hickory, walnut, and butternut (Beadle & Leckie)

This species can be split into two distinct forms that may end up being different species.  ‘Communis’  has a smaller basal dash, and is overall more brownish.

8/11/2013   Form ‘communis’

Catocala neogama 8-11-13 1

 

8/11/2013  underside of wings

Catocala neogama 8-11-13 2

 

8/10/2013

Catocala neogama T 8-10-13 1

 

8/10/2013

Catocala neogama 8-10-13 2

 

9/18/2013  Form ‘communis’

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