Moths of North Carolina
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Peridroma saucia (Hübner, [1808]) - Variegated Cutworm Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: NoctuinaeTribe: NoctuiniP3 Number: 933211.00 MONA Number: 10915.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist                                                                                 
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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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 Peridroma saucia - Variegated Cutworm Moth

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-08
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Becky Elkin, Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2019-07-30
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-06-13
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2019-03-21
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-04-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny/Jackie Nelson on 2012-06-06
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-08-10
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-07-30
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2010-07-19
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Taylor Piephoff on 2010-06-06
Mecklenburg Co.
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