Moths of North Carolina
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Schizura badia (Packard, 1864) - Chestnut Schizura Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NotodontidaeSubfamily: HeterocampinaeP3 Number: 930099.00 MONA Number: 8006.00
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: Woodlands and forests (Wagner, 2005).
Larval Host Plants: Stenophagous, feeding on Viburnums, including Wild Raisins (V. nudum and V. cassinoides) (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Viburnum Thickets
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S2S4
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 Schizura badia - Chestnut Schizura Moth

Photos: 11

Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-06
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-07-18
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-10
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-19
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-07-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-07-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2010-05-28
Camden Co.
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