Moths of North Carolina
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Protitame virginalis (Hulst, 1900) - Virgin Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: EnnominaeTribe: CassyminiP3 Number: 910683.00 MONA Number: 6270.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
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 members of the Salicaceae, with a preference for Aspen and Poplar (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Poplar Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S1S3
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 Photo Gallery for Protitame virginalis - Virgin Moth

Photos: 2

Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2014-07-05
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2012-06-21
Mecklenburg Co.
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