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930860 – 8878.1   Catocala lineella Grote, 1872
             Little Lined Underwing

Steve Scott
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Synonymy: Catocala lineella Grote, 1872
Catocala aurantiaca Reiff, 1916
Catocala nerissa Edwards, 1880
Catocala novangliae Reiff, 1916
Taxonomic Notes: Catocala lineella was a subsp. of 8878 Catocala amica.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Catocala lineella
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Catocala lineella
Ken Childs
Catocala lineella
Bob Patterson
Catocala lineella
David Reed
Catocala lineella
form "curvifascia" - Ron Votaw
Catocala lineella
35mm – Jim Vargo
Catocala lineella
form "curvifascia" - Ron Votaw

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