Moths of North Carolina
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53 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, GBIF, BOLDTechnical 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) ‚Č• 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: The larvae feed on woody lugumes (Prentice, 1966; Robinson et al., 2010). The known hosts include Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), Bristly Locust (Robinia hispida), Black Locust (R. pseudoacacia), Clammy Locust (R. viscosa) and American Wisteria (Wisteria frutescens). - View
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

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

Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2024-05-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2024-05-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2023-08-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David George, Stephen Dunn, Jeff Niznik on 2023-07-31
Macon Co.
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Recorded by: David George, Stephen Dunn, Jeff Niznik, Rich Teper, Becky Watkins on 2023-07-30
Swain Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2023-06-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2023-06-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2023-06-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2023-06-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2023-05-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2023-05-10
Transylvania Co.
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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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