Moths of North Carolina
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Psaphida thaxterianus (Grote, 1874) - Thaxter's Sallow


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: AmphipyrinaeTribe: PsaphidiniP3 Number: 931549.00 MONA Number: 10020.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONATechnical Description, Adults: Poole (1995)                                                                                 
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 oaks, including Scarlet Oak (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G4 S3S4
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 Psaphida thaxterianus - Thaxter's Sallow

Photos: 27

Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-03-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-03-10
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-03-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-03-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-19
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-03-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David Heavner on 2019-03-10
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-03-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-03-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-03-02
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-03-02
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-03-01
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-02-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-02-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-02-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-02-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: T. Nergart on 2015-03-13
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: T. Nergart, K. Bischof, S. Hall on 2015-03-12
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2013-03-07
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2013-03-05
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2013-03-05
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2013-02-28
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2013-02-28
Transylvania Co.
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