Moths of North Carolina
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Xanthophysa psychicalis (Hulst, 1886) - Psychic Xanthophysa

Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: GlaphyriinaeTribe: [Glaphyriini]P3 Number: 801035.00 MONA Number: 4879.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIFTechnical Description, Adults: Munroe (1972b)                                                                                 
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 and Bo Sullivan on 2022-05-30
Moore Co.
Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-08-04
Warren Co.