A lovely moth with bright red hindwings, Catocala amatrix is only one of the amazing species in the Catocala genus which are characterized by bark-colored forewings and striking hindwings, meant to startle potential predators.
Found resting on the side of my sister's chicken coop.
Lat: 42.35, Long: -74.02
Spotted on Aug 31, 2013
Submitted on Oct 6, 2013
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