Moths of North Carolina
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Schinia rivulosa (Guenée, 1852) - Ragweed Flower Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: HeliothinaeP3 Number: 932091.00 MONA Number: 11135.00
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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Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Ragweeds, especially Annual Ragweed (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Successional Fields and Forblands
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
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 rivulosa - Ragweed Flower Moth

Photos: 29

Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-09-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-09-04
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-08-25
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-08-23
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Bo Sullivan on 2021-08-10
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Bo Sullivan on 2021-08-09
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Bo Sullivan on 2021-08-09
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-09-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-09
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-24
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-08-11
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-08
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Tracy S. Feldman on 2017-09-19
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Tracy S. Feldman on 2017-09-19
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-08-10
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2016-08-02
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2015-08-26
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2015-08-20
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: J. A. Anderson on 2014-08-24
Surry Co.
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Recorded by: j.wyche on 2013-08-12
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: j.wyche on 2013-08-12
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, randy on 2005-09-24
Carteret Co.
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