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930762 – 8771   Catocala piatrix Grote, 1864
             Penitent Underwing

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Catocala piatrix Grote, 1864
Catocala dionyza Edwards, 1884
  • 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)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 45.1m; p. 261. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Catocala piatrix
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Catocala piatrix
John Young
Catocala piatrix
Brent Steury
Catocala piatrix
Robin McLeod
Catocala piatrix
Bob Patterson
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Carol Wolf
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60mm – Jim Vargo
Catocala piatrix
Betsy Higgins

Catocala piatrix
Betsy Higgins

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