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Is this the Widow Underwing (Catocala vidua) ? North Georgia. Any comments/opinions appreciated. - Catocala vidua

Is this the Widow Underwing (Catocala vidua) ? North Georgia. Any comments/opinions appreciated. - Catocala vidua
Pickens County, Georgia, USA
September 1, 2008
Size: wingspan approx. 70 mm
Found this very large Catocala at porch light. Didn't get underwing shot, but it was black.

Yes...
I believe you have this correct as the Widow Underwing. Adults are attracted to lights and the pupae can be found under leaf litter.
Good work.

 
Thanks, Ross
I appreciate the info. I'm very much an amateur but have recently gotten the moth "bug". I just did a little online research to id this moth, mostly on the Moth Photographers Group website, and and it looked like this was the best possibility.
Thanks again for your input.

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