type of underwing moth?
I keep finding amazing moths in our yard in central North Carolina (near Chapel Hill). Is this a type of underwing moth? That’s the closest I came on your website, but I didn’t see one with this coloring and pattern. The pattern on the wings is sort of a metallic blue and purple and the pattern looks like a bat head. What do you think?
This is an Underwing Moth and it might be a Penitent Underwing, Catocala piatrix. We found a nearly exact match on BugGuide.