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Catocala cerogama

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Lepidoptera
Tribe  Catocalini
Scientific name  Catocala cerogama
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Erebidae
Genus  Catocala
Higher classification  Catocala
Catocala cerogama Catocala cerogama
Similar  Catocala, Catocala grynea, Catocala blandula, Catocala habilis, Catocala parta

Yellow banded underwing moth erebidae catocala cerogama camouflaged

The yellow-banded underwing (Catocala cerogama) is a species of Catocalini that occurs in North America.


Yellow underwing moth caterpillar erebidae catocala cerogama on basswood


Catocala cerogama Catocala cerogama

The wingspan is 64 to 81 mm. They have even, deep yellow bands on their hindwings, the forewings are usually brownish-gray. Look for a pale band that connects the whitish subreniform a spot to the costa.


As far north as Nova Scotia south to North Carolina, west to Manitoba, South Dakota, and Missouri.

Life cycle

The adults fly between July and October.

Larval foods

  • American basswood

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