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Synecdoche impunctata - No Common Name



© Ken Childs- side view

© Ken Childs- top view

© Kyle Kittelberger

© Bo Sullivan- note face pattern
Taxonomy
Family: ACHILIDAE
Identification
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Description: A distinctive dark brown species, with dark wings and a reddish thorax with several pale vertical lines. There is a large black spot on the outer margins of the thorax. The legs are pale, contrasting with the blackish dark-brown wings; there several pale spots on the wings. The face has four large black spots, separated by a thin midline down the center; the spots give the appearance of two black transverse facial bands, characteristic of this species.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern United States and eastern Canada (UDEL)
Abundance: Uncommon, recorded primarily from the mountains but also in the Piedmont, possibly more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Found in open woodlands, near mixed hardwood forest.
Plant Associates: ?
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Synecdoche impunctata No Common Name

Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light. Suburban yard near woods.
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light. Suburban yard near woods.
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Found on Viburnum prunifolium (Blackhaw).
Photo by: Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
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Photo by: Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
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Photo by: Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
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Photo by: Ken Childs
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: Ken Childs
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf, Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Ashe Co.
Comment: Attracted to Black Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Black Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Black Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Black Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Black Light