Moths of North Carolina
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158 NC Records

Hypsoropha monilis (Fabricius, 1777) - Large Necklace Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HypocalinaeP3 Number: 930628.00 MONA Number: 8527.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
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 Persimmon (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for Persimmon Copses
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 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 Hypsoropha monilis - Large Necklace Moth

Photos: 30

Recorded by: Jeff Niznik on 2022-04-16
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan and Steve Hall on 2021-05-10
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-04-29
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-03-29
Bladen Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-03-29
Bladen Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-11
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-28
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-20
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-20
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: S.Coffman on 2019-04-18
Dare Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2018-03-21
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2018-03-21
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger on 2017-04-12
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2015-04-28
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Britta Muiznieks on 2014-04-28
Dare Co.
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Recorded by: Britta Muiznieks on 2014-04-26
Dare Co.
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Recorded by: Jason Brown on 2014-04-11
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2012-03-27
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2012-03-12
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2011-04-14
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2011-04-05
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2011-04-05
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2010-04-05
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: S. Bland on 2008-04-10
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2006-04-15
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2006-04-15
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, randy on 2005-05-14
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, randy on 2005-05-14
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: S. Hall on 2000-04-17
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: S. Hall on 2000-04-17
Moore Co.
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