Moths of North Carolina
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Renia flavipunctalis (Geyer, 1832) - Yellow-spotted Renia Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HerminiinaeP3 Number: 930536.00 MONA Number: 8384.10
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: 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 almost entirely from hardwood forests, ranging from dry to wet and rich to acidic.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on dead leaves and other detritus (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 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 Renia flavipunctalis - Yellow-spotted Renia Moth

Photos: 18

Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-06-12
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-03
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2019-09-22
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-08-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-22
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-22
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-08-31
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2018-07-02
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2017-08-06
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2015-06-29
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny / Jackie Nelson on 2013-08-15
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny/Jackie Nelson on 2012-07-23
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny/Jackie Nelson on 2012-07-20
Ashe Co.
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