Moths of North Carolina
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Lacosoma chiridota Grote, 1864 - Scalloped Sack-bearer Moth



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Taxonomy
Superfamily: Mimallonoidea Family: MimallonidaeP3 Number: 830001.00 MONA Number: 7659.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); 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 oak-containing habitats, ranging from maritime forests to bottomland forests to mafic barrens and woodland to dry ridges. Records from high elevation forests are missing, however, and we have relatively few from xeric sand ridges.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on oaks (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
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 Lacosoma chiridota - Scalloped Sack-bearer Moth

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

Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-07-21
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-01
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-07-31
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-16
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-07-21
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-07-21
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-07-11
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-20
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-05-31
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-05-31
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Amanda Auxier on 2018-07-10
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Lori Owenby on 2018-06-19
Catawba Co.
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Recorded by: Jamie Harrelson on 2018-06-16
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Lori Owenby on 2017-07-24
Catawba Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2017-07-03
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall and Ed Corey on 2017-05-17
Surry Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2017-04-29
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2017-04-20
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2015-08-05
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, S. Hall on 2015-07-22
Stanly Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2015-05-31
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2015-05-31
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, L. Amos on 2015-05-12
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2014-07-18
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: L. Amos on 2014-07-04
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Britta Muiznieks on 2014-05-30
Dare Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2014-05-28
McDowell Co.
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