Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFErebidae Members: 153 NC Records

Chytolita morbidalis (Guenée, 1854) - Morbid Owlet Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HerminiinaeP3 Number: 930502.00 MONA Number: 8355.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalistTechnical Description, Adults: Forbes (1954)                                                                                 
Wingspan: 35 mm (Forbes, 1954)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
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 Chytolita morbidalis - Morbid Owlet Moth

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-17
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-16
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-29
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-22
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-13
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2019-06-01
Stokes Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-05-25
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-20
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-05-08
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-21
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-10
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2016-04-23
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Coin, C. Sorenson on 2015-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, S. Hall on 2015-07-22
Stanly Co.
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Recorded by: T. Nergart on 2015-06-01
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2015-05-31
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Ed Corey on 2015-05-16
Alleghany Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2015-05-14
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2015-05-08
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2015-04-22
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2014-05-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: George M Andrews on 2014-05-17
Union Co.
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Recorded by: E. Corey, T. DeSantis, R. Riddlebarger, M. Schafale on 2014-05-16
Stokes Co.
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