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Catocala caesia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Hexapoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Scientific name  Catocala caesia
Phylum  Arthropoda
Class  Insecta
Family  Erebidae
Rank  Species
Catocala caesia
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Catocala caesia is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is found in the mountains of south-eastern Arizona and south-western New Mexico, and southward through the Sierra Madre Occidental in Chihuahua.

The adjectival name caesia is based on the Latin root caesi, referring to the bluish-gray color of the forewing. The Bluish-gray Underwing is suggested as a vernacular name.

The length of the forewings is 22.4 mm for males and 25 mm for females.


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