Moths of North Carolina
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19 NC Records

Aethiophysa invisalis (Guenée, 1854) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: GlaphyriinaeTribe: [Glaphyriini]P3 Number: 801032.00 MONA Number: 4877.00 MONA Synonym: Aethiophysa lentiflualis
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIFTechnical Description, Adults: Munroe (1972b)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: The fringe on the forewing is two-toned, with the outer half pure white (Forbes, 1923; as Glaphyria leniflualis). In Glaphyria sequistralis the fringe is evenly ochre yellow and concolorous with the ground color. In G. glaphyralis, the fringe is evenly cream-white.
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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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: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-15
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-15
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-07-11
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-08-02
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-07-21
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-10
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-10
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2012-06-29
Warren Co.
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