Moths of North Carolina
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Scolecocampa liburna (Geyer, 1837) - Deadwood Borer


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: ScoleocampinaeP3 Number: 930637.00 MONA Number: 8514.00
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: Our records come from a wide range of hardwood habitats
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on the wood of fallen or decaying hardwoods (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 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 Scolecocampa liburna - Deadwood Borer

57 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-09-17
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-09-08
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-08-21
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-31
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-07-08
Swain Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-06-27
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-25
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2021-05-11
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-09-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-09-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-06-29
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-05-16
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Owen and Pat McConnell on 2019-09-14
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-29
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-08-03
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2019-07-24
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-22
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2019-06-18
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-06-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-24
Madison Co.
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