Moths of North Carolina
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Eugnosta bimaculana (Robinson, 1869) - Two-spotted Carolella Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Tortricoidea Family: TortricidaeSubfamily: TortricinaeTribe: CochyliniP3 Number: 620217.00 MONA Number: 3763.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONATechnical Description, Adults: Forbes (1923 p. 502, as Pharmacis bimaculana                                                                                 
Adult Markings: According to Forbes (1923): dull ochreous to gray, with the antemedial band not reaching the inner margin. E. sartana is similar in size and coloration but the antemedial band reaches the inner margin.
Wingspan: 10-14 mm (Forbes, 1923)
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 Eugnosta bimaculana - Two-spotted Carolella Moth

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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-08-28
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-08-28
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-06-23
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-06-23
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2016-09-07
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2015-08-18
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2014-05-28
Durham Co.
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