Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFSesiidae Members: 1 NC Records

Synanthedon rhododendri (Beutenmüller, 1909) - Rhododendron Borer Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Sesioidea Family: SesiidaeSubfamily: SesiinaeTribe: SynanthedoniniP3 Number: 640092.00 MONA Number: 2551.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONATechnical Description, Adults: Eichlin and Duckworth (1988)                                                                                 
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
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Larval Host Plants:
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Rhododendron Thickets and Balds
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR] SU
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 Synanthedon rhododendri - Rhododendron Borer Moth

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-30
Madison Co.
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