Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFErebidae Members: 4 NC Records

Catocala agrippina Strecker, 1874 - Agrippina Underwing Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: ErebinaeTribe: CatocaliniP3 Number: 930785.00 MONA Number: 8787.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: 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: Our records all come from natural habitats far from any planted Pecans but consistent with the proximity of either Bitternut or Water Hickory
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Pecan, Water Hickory, and possibly other Apocarya hickories (e.g., Bitternut) (Wagner et al., 2011)
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See also Habitat Account for Rich Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S2S4
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 Photo Gallery for Catocala agrippina - Agrippina Underwing Moth

Photos: 4

Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-07-24
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-07-24
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-07-24
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: J.B. Sullivan on 2019-06-26
Craven Co.
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