Catocala elocata

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French red underwing
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Catocala
Species: C. elocata
Binomial name
Catocala elocata
(Esper, 1787)[1]
Synonyms
  • Noctua elocata Esper, 1787
  • Noctua marita Hübner, [1813]
  • Noctua nurus Hübner, [1822]
  • Catocala elocata var. locata Staudinger, [1892]

Catocala elocata, the French red underwing, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in Central Europe, Southern Europe, North Africa, Anatolia, Uzbekistan, and Kazachstan.

The larvae feed on poplar and willow.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Catocala elocata elocata
  • Catocala elocata locata Staudinger, [1892] (Uzbekistan)

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