Moths of North Carolina
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Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides (Guenée, 1852) - Tufted Thyatirid Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Drepanoidea Family: ThyatiridaeSubfamily: ThyratirinaeTribe: HabrosyniniP3 Number: 850005.00 MONA Number: 6237.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONATechnical Description, Adults: Forbes (1923)                                                                                 
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 are polyphagous, feeding on American Hornbeam, birch, blackberry, serviceberry, and probably many other woody plants (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Hardwood 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 Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides - Tufted Thyatirid Moth

Photos: 29

Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-05-21
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-09-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2019-09-13
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Becky Elkin, Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2019-07-30
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2019-07-22
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2019-06-30
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-25
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2018-08-11
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-10
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2018-08-08
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2018-08-07
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2018-07-18
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf,B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger on 2015-06-20
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf,B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger on 2015-06-20
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, P. Scharf on 2015-06-18
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2014-05-28
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2014-03-17
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf, B. Bockhahn, K. Kettelberger on 2012-07-24
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf B. Bockhahn, K. Kettelberger on 2012-07-24
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf B. Bockhahn, K. Kettelberger on 2012-07-24
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Taylor Piephoff on 2010-05-27
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Signa Williams on 2007-09-10
Camden Co.
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