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Bill Oehlke at firstname.lastname@example.org
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This species has also been reported in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
Note the grey-brown fringe (lower wings) which distinguishes residua from obscura. Obscura has white fringe and tends to be less common in northern portions of its range.
The forewing subterminal line/area of residua tends to be pale as is the open, elongated subreniform spot.
Catocala residua Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility
Catocala residua, Stillwater Township, Sussex County,
August 18, 2005, courtesy of Joe Garris.
The Catocala residua caterpillar feeds on Carya species: pecan and hickories.
Catocala residua, courtesy of Reinhart Roehrig.
Catocala residua (verso), courtesy of Reinhart Roehrig.
Catocala residua, Athol Worcester County, Massachusetts,
September 4, 2011, courtesy of Dave Small.
Visit Catocala residua, Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, August 5, 2011, Joshua S. Rose
Visit Catocala residua, Hampshire County, September 8, 2013, Betsy Higgins
Goto Main Catocala Index
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