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Darling Underwing

Catocala cara

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Darling Underwing
Catocala cara http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/catcara.htm


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5 Comments

Sapping
Sapping 8 years ago

I think you're right. I'll update the info, thank you very much for finding it. Much appreciated!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Sapping,
After more looking, I believe your moth to be the Darling Underwing, Catocala cara:
http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/catcara...

Sapping
Sapping 8 years ago

Yes, they're considered minor pests since they feed on the leaves of trees, thereby "skeletonizing" them, hence the name.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Are these considered pests?

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Ok, now I see the similarity...thanks :)

Sapping
Spotted by
Sapping

Cornwall, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Aug 24, 2011
Submitted on Feb 11, 2012

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