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Catocala caesia, South Fork of Cave Creek, Chiricahua Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona,
holotype male, 28 May 1985, courtesy of David Hawks, from ZooKeys online publication.
The reniform spot has a pale brown center and is faintly outlined in black. The small subrectangular subreniform spot is almost pure white, is indented on its inward side and is narrowly outlined in black.
The hindwing is bright yellow, with unchecked/lightly checked yellow fringes. There is some light brown scaling in the basal median area. The inner black band is relatively thin, turns at an acute angle toward the im, but is bluntly truncated well bfore reaching the inner margin. It seems to be followed by a small dark dot. The outer margin is bluntly truncated well before reaching the inner margin. It is followed by a larger black dot near the base of the inner margin.
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Catocala caesia, Sunny Flat Camp Ground, Coronado National Forest, Cochise County, Arizona,
47mm, June 14-15, 1998, courtesy of Harry King, slight digital repair by Bill Oehlke.
Catocala caesia allotype female, courtesy of David Hawks.
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