Moths of North Carolina
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Redectis pygmaea (Grote, 1878) - Pygmy Redectis Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HerminiinaeP3 Number: 930554.00 MONA Number: 8400.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
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 mainly from wet-mesic stands of hardwoods
Larval Host Plants: Apparently not recorded
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
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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 Redectis pygmaea - Pygmy Redectis Moth

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-13
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-08-15
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-08-14
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-13
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-24
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-15
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-22
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-06-09
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: J. A. Anderson on 2015-09-01
Surry Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2014-07-07
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2012-08-17
Camden Co.
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