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Catocala sponsa (Linnaeus, 1767)
Dark Crimson Underwing
Fiancée

Genus: Catocala Schrank, 1802   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Mormonia Hbner, 1823

Adult:
C. sponsa (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, June 11, 2012
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
C. sponsa (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, June 11, 2012
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
C. sponsa (© Martine Parren)
Adult, Rosières (Ardèche), France, July 8, 2004
(Photo by Martine Parren)
C. sponsa (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Monti della Laga (Rieti), Italy, July 1993
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva:
C. sponsa (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, May 5, 2012
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
C. sponsa (© Jeroen Voogd)
Larva
(Photo by Jeroen Voogd, Butterflies and Moths)
C. sponsa (© Jeroen Voogd)
Larva
(Photo by Jeroen Voogd, Butterflies and Moths)
C. sponsa (© Knud Erik Henningsen)
Larva, Lsø, Denmark
(Photo by Knud Erik Henningsen)

Foodplants:
Quercus, Castanea

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