The Sad Underwing Moth is typically 3.0 inches to 3.8 inches (78mm to 98mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: big; flying; black arcs; black curved line on each wing; light brown reniform spot; brown way line across wings; brown; black; gray.
It has a typical diet of the following: water hickory; black walnut; pecan.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Sad Underwing Moth may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.