Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFPyralidae Members: 3 NC Records

Laetilia coccidivora (Comstock, 1879) - Scale-feeding Snout Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800557.00 MONA Number: 5949.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalistTechnical Description, Adults: Neunzig (1996)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: "I would dissect these to confirm" (Scholtens, 2017)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
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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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 Laetilia coccidivora - Scale-feeding Snout Moth

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-07-06
Buncombe Co.
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