Moths of North Carolina
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Palthis asopialis (Guenée, 1854) - Faint-spotted Palthis Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HerminiinaeP3 Number: 930552.00 MONA Number: 8398.00
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: Found in a wide range of habitats from swamps to barrens (Wagner et al., 2011). Our records come primarily from hardwood forests but including maritime forests, swamps, mesic slopes, and northern hardwoods
Larval Host Plants: Polyphagous, with larvae feeding on both living and dead plants (Wagner et al., 2011).
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Hardwood Forests
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 Palthis asopialis - Faint-spotted Palthis Moth

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

Recorded by: Dean Furbish and Joy Wiggins on 2021-12-02
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-11-18
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-11-09
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-10-25
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-10-24
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-10-15
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-10-15
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-10-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-10-01
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2021-09-14
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-08-22
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-08-21
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2021-07-30
Sampson Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2021-07-30
Sampson Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-07-26
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2021-07-09
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-07-06
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-05
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-20
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-18
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-04-12
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-03-30
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-12-13
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-11-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-11-14
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-11-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-11-07
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-11-07
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-11-06
Guilford Co.
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