Moths of North Carolina
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6 NC Records

Plagiomimicus pityochromus Grote, 1873 - Black-barred Brown Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: AmphipyrinaeTribe: StiriiniP3 Number: 931661.00 MONA Number: 9754.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLDTechnical Description, Adults: Poole (1995)                                                                                 
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) ‚Č• 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Our only recent records come from cove forests or from residential neighborhoods in the mountains with semi-natural vegetation.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Ragweeds (Wagner et al., 2011) - View
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Status in North Carolina
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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 Plagiomimicus pityochromus - Black-barred Brown Moth

Photos: 3

Recorded by: John Petranka on 2022-08-09
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-12
Madison Co.
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