Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFCosmopterigidae Members: 4 NC Records

Walshia miscecolorella (Chambers, 1875) - Sweetclover Root Borer Moth


Taxonomy
Family: Cosmopterigidae Subfamily: Chrysopeleiinae Tribe: [Chrysopeleiini] P3 Number: 420321.00 MONA Number: 1615.00                                                                                  
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuideTechnical Description, Adults: Hodges (1978)                                                                                  
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable only by close inspection of structural features or by DNA analysis.
Distribution in North Carolina
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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 Walshia miscecolorella - Sweetclover Root Borer Moth

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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2018-07-29
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny / Jackie Nelson on 2013-08-26
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny / Jackie Nelson on 2013-08-26
Ashe Co.
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