Moths of North Carolina
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44 NC Records

Sciota subcaesiella (Clemens, 1860) - Locust Leafroller Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800367.00 MONA Number: 5796.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIFTechnical Description, Adults: Neunzig (1996)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: The hindwings of subcaesiella are much lighter almost hyaline (J.B. Sullivan, pers. obs.)
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 feed on Black Locust, as well as other species of Robinia to some extent, and Wisteria (Robinson et al., 2010)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for Locust Groves and Thickets
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S3S4
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 Sciota subcaesiella - Locust Leafroller Moth

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

Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-07-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-07-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-07-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2022-06-14
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-06-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-06-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-05-21
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-05-21
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-05-14
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-06-06
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-01
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: Jim Petranka, Becky Elkin, Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2019-07-30
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-03
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-03
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-05-30
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-05-30
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2019-04-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2019-04-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-17
Madison Co.
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