Moths of North Carolina
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Orthodes goodelli (Grote, 1875) - Goodell's Arches Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: NoctuinaeTribe: EriopyginiP3 Number: 933141.00 MONA Number: 10289.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Polia goodelli); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult Markings: The ground color of the forewings is gray-brown to brownish and the subterminal line, when distinct, is reddish (Forbes, 1954). The claviform is outlined with blackish or completely black only at the apex (Forbes, 1954, see key)
Adult Structural Features: The antennae of the males are simple, rather than serrate (subpectinate) as is characteristic of detracta (Forbes, 1954)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.
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 Photo Gallery for Orthodes goodelli - Goodell's Arches Moth

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-05-16
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-08-04
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2016-06-14
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2015-08-11
Cherokee Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2015-08-10
Cherokee Co.
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