Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFGeometridae Members: 22 NC Records

Coryphista meadii (Packard, 1874) - Barberry Geometer Moth

Family: Geometridae Subfamily: Larentiinae Tribe: Hydriomenini P3 Number: 910128.00 MONA Number: 7290.00                                                                                  
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide                                                                                  
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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State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.

 Photo Gallery for Coryphista meadii - Barberry Geometer Moth

Photos: 5

Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2018-09-05
Buncombe Co.
Recorded by: F. Williams, S. Williams on 2015-05-12
Alleghany Co.
Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2013-06-30
Transylvania Co.
Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2011-04-30
Buncombe Co.
Recorded by: E. Corey, T. DeSantis on 2009-08-26
Alleghany Co.