Moths of North Carolina
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Lithacodes fasciola (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854) - Yellow-shouldered Slug Moth



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Taxonomy
Superfamily: Zygaenoidea Family: LimacodidaeP3 Number: 660023.00 MONA Number: 4665.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
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
Habitats:
Larval Host Plants: Larvae are highly polyphagous on hardwood trees and shrubs, including members of the Betulaceae, Rosaceae, Ericaceae, Fagaceae, Juglandaceae, Aceraceae, Salicaceae, and others (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Forests and Shrublands
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
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 Lithacodes fasciola - Yellow-shouldered Slug Moth

53 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-08-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-07-17
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-07-17
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-07
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-05-29
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-05-24
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-05-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-08-09
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-01
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-05-24
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-17
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-08-09
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-08-09
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-06-30
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-28
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2019-05-28
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-10
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Owen and Pat McConnell on 2018-07-29
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen and Pat McConnell on 2018-07-17
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2018-06-21
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2018-06-19
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2018-06-19
Yancey Co.
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