Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFTortricidae Members: 26 NC Records

Epiblema scudderiana (Clemens, 1860) - Goldenrod Gall Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Tortricoidea Family: TortricidaeSubfamily: OlethreutinaeTribe: EucosminiP3 Number: 621082.00 MONA Number: 3186.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: 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:
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Compositae, including Solidago, Heterotheca, Euthamia, and Baccharis (Robinson et al., 2010)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Successional Fields and Forblands
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR 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 Epiblema scudderiana - Goldenrod Gall Moth

Photos: 23

Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Bo Sullivan on 2021-08-09
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-04-23
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-04-23
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-04-15
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-07-10
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-07-10
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-06-13
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn on 2018-07-25
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2018-05-17
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn on 2017-04-17
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger on 2017-04-17
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger on 2017-04-17
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2015-06-09
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2014-07-24
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Jackie Nelson / Doug Blatny on 2012-08-15
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2012-04-08
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Taylor Piephoff on 2010-05-12
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2006-04-12
Carteret Co.
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