Moths of North Carolina
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Condica videns (Guenée, 1852) - White-dotted Groundling Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: CondicinaeTribe: CondiciniP3 Number: 931989.00 MONA Number: 9690.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Platysenta videns); Beadle and Leckie (2012)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 come from a wide variety of open, herb-dominated habitats, including maritime dunes, Longleaf Pine savannas, flatwoods, and sand ridges
Larval Host Plants: Polyphagous, feeding on several species of Composites, including Asters, Goldenrods, and Sneezeweeds (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Successional Fields and Forblands
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
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 Condica videns - White-dotted Groundling Moth

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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-04-12
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-04-12
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2021-04-07
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2020-10-13
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2020-09-10
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-09-06
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-24
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-24
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-04-17
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2014-04-21
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2014-04-03
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-09-07
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-08-17
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny / Jackie Nelson on 2011-07-17
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2010-09-20
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: Ed Corey on 2008-09-30
Bladen Co.
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Recorded by: ASH on 2007-06-10
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: FKW on 2006-06-20
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2004-10-12
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2004-07-12
Carteret Co.
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