Moths of North Carolina
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1 NC Records

Catocala concumbens Walker, [1858] - Pink Underwing


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Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: ErebinaeTribe: CatocaliniP3 Number: 930814.00 MONA Number: 8833.00
Comments: One of 103 species in this genus that occur in North America (Gall and Hawks, 2010; Kons and Borth, 2015a,b), 67 of which have been recorded in North Carolina.
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Wingspan: 60-75 mm (Sargent, 1976)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Our sole record comes from a high elevation site where willows may be present or possibly Bigtooth Aspen
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on willows and poplars (Wagner et al., 2011)
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Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: [SR]
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S1S2
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.
Comments: We know of only a single record for this species in North Carolina.