Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFLasiocampidae Members:
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16 NC Records

Tolype laricis (Fitch, 1856) - Larch Tolype Moth

Superfamily: Bombycoidea Family: LasiocampidaeSubfamily: MacromphaliinaeP3 Number: 870024.00 MONA Number: 7673.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLDTechnical Description, Adults: Franclemont (1973)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: Males can be distinguished from those of T. notialis by their smaller size and black color on the wings. Females are gray and cannot be distinguished from notialis based on maculation alone.
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ‚Č• 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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