Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lintner, 1876 (1)
Catocala pretiosa was formerly synonym of Catocala crataegi
Phylogenetic sequence #930849
There are about 110 Catocala
species in America north of Mexico. (3)
Catocala pretiosa pretiosa Lintner, 1876
Catocala pretiosa texarkana Brower, 1976
Adults - lighter median and basal area than the similar Catocala crataegi and Catocala mira
Larvae - figured in Rare, Declining, and Poorly Known Butterflies and Moths of Forests and Woodlands in the Eastern United States
fig. 260, 261. (4)
Catocala pretiosa texarkana is found from Florida to Texas.
Catocala pretiosa pretiosa is found in Connecticut , Maryland , Massachusetts , New Hampshire , New Jersey , New York , Ohio , Pennsylvania , Virginia.
Moth Photographers Group
- large map with some distribution data.
Mesic to wet hardwood forests, including riparian and seepage swamps. (4)
See Schweitzer, 1982 in Print References. (1)
Lintner, J.A., 1876. On Catocala pretiosa. The Canadian Entomologist
Schweitzer, D.F., 1982. The larva and status of Catocala pretiosa (Noctuidae), with designation of lectotype. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera