Moths of North Carolina
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11 NC Records

Palpita aenescentalis Munroe, 1952 - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: PyraustinaeTribe: SpilomeliniP3 Number: 801326.00 MONA Number: 5227.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
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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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 Palpita aenescentalis - No common name

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Recorded by: tom ward on 2022-03-31
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2022-03-21
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2022-03-17
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-04-06
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-04-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-03-23
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-03-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-03-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-03-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-03-19
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-03-11
Cabarrus Co.
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