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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 9 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 9 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 10 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 10 years ago

Are these considered pests?

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 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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