Moths of North Carolina
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1 NC Records

Eublemma recta (Guenée, 1852) - Straight-lined Seed Moth

Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: EublemminaeP3 Number: 930695.00 MONA Number: 9078.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Eumestleta recta)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLD                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR SU]
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.

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Recorded by: Bo Sullivan on 1978-08-16
Carteret Co.