Moths of North Carolina
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Paralobesia liriodendrana (Kearfott, 1904) - Tulip-tree Leaftier Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Tortricoidea Family: TortricidaeSubfamily: OlethreutinaeTribe: OlethreutiniP3 Number: 620493.00 MONA Number: 2711.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult Markings: The fringe is light brown in this species, blue-gray in viteana, which is otherwise very similar (Forbes, 1923)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
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Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Mesic Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S3S5
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 Paralobesia liriodendrana - Tulip-tree Leaftier Moth

Photos: 21

Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-09-01
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-04-29
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-05-26
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-05-26
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-05-23
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-05-23
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-10-05
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-08-26
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-08-04
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-03
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-03
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-06
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-06
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-23
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn; P. Scharf, L. Amos on 2015-05-12
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn; P. Scharf, L. Amos on 2015-05-12
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: J. Merrill Lynch on 2015-05-10
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Lori Owenby on 2011-04-23
Catawba Co.
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