Moths of North Carolina
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8 NC Records

Argyrotaenia hodgesi Heppner, 1989 - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Tortricoidea Family: TortricidaeSubfamily: TortricinaeTribe: ArchipiniP3 Number: 620257.00 MONA Number: 3598.10
Comments: The genus Argyrotaenia contains approximately 100 described species, with most occurring in Nearctic and Neotropical regions. Thirty-six species are currently recognized in North America.
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Adult Markings: The ground color of the forewings is fairly uniform buff-brown, crossed by three irregular bands of orange-brown: basal patch; a median band that is that is constricted and somewhat widened and angled towards the tornus; and a pre-apical band that is curved towards and sometimes connected to the tornus. A subapical dark patch is also present along the costa (Heppner, 1989).
Forewing Length: 4.5-5.4 mm, males; 6.2-6.4 mm, females (Heppner, 1989)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable only by close inspection of structural features or by DNA analysis.
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
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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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Habitats and Life History
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Larval Host Plants: The larval hosts are unknown (Brown et al., 2008).
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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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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2021-04-04
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2017-07-12
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-09-02
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-04-04
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-03-10
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2015-09-27
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2014-07-10
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn on 2014-05-21
Halifax Co.
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