Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFGeometridae Members: 267 NC Records

Cyclophora packardi (Prout, 1936) - Packard's Wave Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: SterrhinaeTribe: CosymbiiniP3 Number: 910544.00 MONA Number: 7136.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult Markings: The ground color of the wings is buff, dusted with brown or red; the discal spot is white, surrounded by a heavy black border (Forbes, 1948).
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
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 range of habitat types but mainly from wet to mesic forests.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on oaks (Wagner et al., 2001)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [G4G5] S4S5
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 Cyclophora packardi - Packard's Wave Moth

73 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-10-01
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-09-11
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-08-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-08-27
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2021-08-11
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-08-11
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-06-13
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-05-29
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2021-05-29
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-04-23
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-04-20
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-04-18
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-04-14
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2021-04-09
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-04-08
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2020-11-05
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-10-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2020-10-20
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-10-13
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-09-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-08-30
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-08-26
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-01
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-07-21
Durham Co.
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