Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFErebidae Members: 83 NC Records

Sigela brauneata (Swett, 1913) - Braun's Quandry


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: ScoleocampinaeTribe: (incertae sedis)P3 Number: 930657.00 MONA Number: 8432.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: 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: Most of our records come from floodplain habitats, with some also coming from mesic slopes.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae have been reared on tree algae (T. McCabe, cited by Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
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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 Sigela brauneata - Braun's Quandry

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-22
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-01
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-05-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-08-30
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-05-12
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2019-04-27
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Bo Sullivan on 2018-07-15
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2017-08-17
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Julie Tuttle on 2017-06-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2016-04-23
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2015-09-07
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2015-07-01
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2014-05-27
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2013-08-04
Camden Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2011-04-30
Buncombe Co.
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