Moths of North Carolina
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2 NC Records

Alcathoe caudata (Harris, 1839) - Clematis Clearwing Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Sesioidea Family: SesiidaeSubfamily: SesiinaeTribe: SynanthedoniniP3 Number: 640172.00 MONA Number: 2623.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIFTechnical Description, Adults: Eichlin and Duckworth (1988)                                                                                 
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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Status in North Carolina
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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 Alcathoe caudata - Clematis Clearwing Moth

Photos: 2

Recorded by: Kristin Wyatt on 2021-08-24
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: J. Merrill Lynch on 2015-07-30
Watauga Co.
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