Moths of North Carolina
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172 NC Records

Mocis marcida (Guenée, 1852) - Withered Mocis Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: ErebinaeTribe: EuclidiiniP3 Number: 930943.00 MONA Number: 8744.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLD                                                                                 
Adult Markings: The postmedian is offset at the fold (Forbes, 1954)
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 grasses (Wagner et al., 2011) - View
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for Coastal Plain Grasslands
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S4S5
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 Mocis marcida - Withered Mocis Moth

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

Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2024-05-25
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2024-05-25
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2024-05-09
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2024-04-20
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: David George, Jeff Niznik, Rich Teper on 2024-04-16
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2023-12-09
Wilson Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2023-12-03
Wilson Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2023-11-24
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2023-11-21
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2023-11-21
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2023-11-18
Wilson Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2023-11-17
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2023-11-04
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Basinger on 2023-09-17
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2023-09-12
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2023-08-09
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2023-04-20
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2022-11-02
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish and Joy Wiggins on 2022-10-23
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Morgan Freese on 2022-07-11
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-07-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2022-05-18
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish and Joy Wiggins on 2022-05-15
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish and Joy Wiggins on 2022-05-05
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Morgan Freese on 2021-12-04
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Morgan Freese on 2021-11-10
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-10-25
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-09-21
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-25
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-17
Wake Co.
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