Moths of North Carolina
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Eublemma minima (Guenée, 1852) - Everlasting Bud Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: EublemminaeP3 Number: 930693.00 MONA Number: 9076.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Eumicremma minima)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 mainly from open, herbaceous areas, including old fields, dune grasslands, savannas, and pond and lake shorelines
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Pearly Everlasting, Rabbit-tobacco, Camphorweed, and Blackroot (Robinson et al., 2010)
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See also Habitat Account for General Successional Fields and Forblands
Status in North Carolina
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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 Eublemma minima - Everlasting Bud Moth

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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 on 2020-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-10-01
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-09-29
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-19
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-19
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2017-09-21
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-08-20
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-04-22
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2015-10-15
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Ed Corey on 2015-10-13
Bladen Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-09-08
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Ed Corey on 2008-09-29
Bladen Co.
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