Moths of North Carolina
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Sympistis chionanthi (J.E. Smith, 1797) - Fringe-Tree Sallow

Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: OncocnemidinaeP3 Number: 931906.00 MONA Number: 10067.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Adita chionanthi); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLD                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ‚Č• 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Larval Host Plants: - View
See also Habitat Account for General Ash Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 [S1]
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.

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Recorded by: Merrill Lynch on 2012-09-13
Watauga Co.