Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFNoctuidae Members: 43 NC Records

Schinia nundina (Drury, 1773) - Goldenrod Flower Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: HeliothinaeP3 Number: 932156.00 MONA Number: 11177.00
Comments: One of 126 species in this genus that occur in North America (Lafontaine and Schmidt, 2010, 2011), the majority of which occur in the West; 25 have been recorded in North Carolina.
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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Immature 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 Goldenrods (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Successional Fields and Forblands
Status in North Carolina
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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 Schinia nundina - Goldenrod Flower Moth

Photos: 11

Recorded by: R. Newman on 2020-10-09
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: ASH on 2012-09-26
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2010-09-25
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2010-09-25
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2010-08-10
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: SBW, FKW on 2007-09-12
Camden Co.
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Recorded by: ASH on 2007-08-12
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: H. Smith on 2006-08-31
Dare Co.
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Recorded by: Newman Randy on 2005-10-01
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2004-09-24
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2004-09-24
Carteret Co.
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