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Catonia cinctifrons - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger- side view

© Kyle Kittelberger- note wing pattern

© Kyle Kittelberger- note face
pattern
Taxonomy
Family: ACHILIDAE
Identification
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Description: A bold and distinctive multicolored species. The wings have a combination of black, white, gray, and orange coloration; some individuals lack the orange-brown aspect. The pronotum is black and orange. The face is black with two bold white transverse bands; the clypeus is pale. The wing and face pattern are characteristic of this species. Adults are 4.2-5.2 mm long. (O'Brien, 1971)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States (UDEL)
Abundance: Scattered records across the state, with a majority coming from the mountains and western Piedmont; possibly more abundant in the right habitat, but an uncommon to scarce species.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found near mixed hardwood forest and forest edge.
Plant Associates: Pinus clausa (sand pine), Pinus sp., Quercus sp. (oak), Carya sp. (hickory) (UDEL)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Catonia cinctifrons No Common Name

Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Surry Co.
Comment: grassy, brushy habitat near forest edge & forest
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Surry Co.
Comment: grassy, brushy habitat near forest edge & forest
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond
Photo by: B. Bockhahn
Stokes Co.
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Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
Comment: 4 mm
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
Comment: 4 mm
Photo by: Randy Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: UV lights
Photo by: Randy Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: UV lights