Moths of North Carolina
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Euclidia cuspidea (Hübner, 1818) - Toothed Somberwing Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: ErebinaeTribe: EuclidiiniP3 Number: 930929.00 MONA Number: 8731.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
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 have been recorded on Legumes and grasses (Wagner et al., 2011). Robinson et al. (2011) also add Grape (Vitis sp.)
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Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 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 Euclidia cuspidea - Toothed Somberwing Moth

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn on 2020-04-30
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2017-07-18
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Ed Corey on 2015-05-17
Wilkes Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2015-05-02
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jason Brown on 2014-07-09
Wilkes Co.
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Recorded by: ASH on 2013-04-29
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: E. Corey, T. DeSantis on 2012-04-18
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2010-05-30
Buncombe Co.
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