Moths of North Carolina
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58 NC Records

Xystopeplus rufago (Hübner, 1818) - Red-winged Sallow


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: NoctuinaeTribe: XyleniniP3 Number: 932596.00 MONA Number: 9942.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
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: Wagner et al. (2011) list woodlands, forests, and barrens as habitats used by this species. Our records come from a variety of dry, open woodlands and barrens, including maritime scrub, pine-oak heath habitats, dry ridges, and open lakeshores.
Larval Host Plants: Larval host plants include heaths and oaks, as well as other hardwood trees and shrubs (Wagner et al., 2011).
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Dry-Xeric Glades and Barrens
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 Xystopeplus rufago - Red-winged Sallow

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Recorded by: tom ward on 2022-04-11
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2022-02-25
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2021-03-24
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-03-03
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-12
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-02
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-02-11
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-02-17
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Taylor Piephoff on 2010-03-28
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: S. Bland& R. Newman on 2005-03-28
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2005-03-26
Carteret Co.
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