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Synecdoche grisea - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger

© Kyle Kittelberger

© Kyle Kittelberger- note facial pattern

© Kyle Kittelberger- note pattern
Taxonomy
Family: ACHILIDAE
Identification
Online Photographs: BugGuide                                                                                  
Description: A grayish-brown species with many pale, sometimes incomplete cross veins on otherwise gray to blackish wings. The pronotum and head are yellowish-brown with orange and black markings. The face is pale and mostly concolorous, slightly mottled on the sides (darker brown with small black spots) with two pale dividing median lines. The underside of the thorax is pale yellowish while the underside of the abdomen is blackish.

See here for pics of a couple pinned specimens: UDEL and BG.

Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States and eastern Canada (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from a few counties in the mountains and Piedmont, rare.
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Habitats and Life History
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Plant Associates: ?
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment: Of the Synecdoche, this species may be the one that most looks like, and therefore could be confused with Catonia.
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Synecdoche grisea No Common Name

Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Polk Co.
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Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Polk Co.
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Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Polk Co.
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Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Polk Co.
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Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Polk Co.
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Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Swain Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/51953283
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Swain Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/51953283
Photo by: Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
Comment: photographed by K. Kittelberger; 5.9 mm
Photo by: Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
Comment: photographed by K. Kittelberger; 5.9 mm
Photo by: Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
Comment: photographed by K. Kittelberger; 5.9 mm
Photo by: Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
Comment: photographed by K. Kittelberger; 5.9 mm
Photo by: Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
Comment: photographed by K. Kittelberger; 5.9 mm