Moths of North Carolina
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Psaphida electilis (Morrison, 1875) - Chosen Sallow


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: AmphipyrinaeTribe: PsaphidiniP3 Number: 931552.00 MONA Number: 10012.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Eutolype electilis); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalistTechnical Description, Adults: Poole (1995)                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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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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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 Psaphida electilis - Chosen Sallow

Photos: 13

Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-10
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-10
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-04-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2017-03-27
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2016-02-29
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: T. Nergart on 2015-03-23
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2014-03-21
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2013-04-02
Transylvania Co.
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