Moths of North Carolina
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Hypena scabra (Fabricius, 1798) - Green Cloverworm Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HypeninaeP3 Number: 930588.00 MONA Number: 8465.00
Comments: One of 29 species in this genus that occur in North America north of Mexico (Lafontaine and Schmidt, 2010). Fifteen species have been recorded in North Carolina.
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Plathypena scabra); 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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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 Hypena scabra - Green Cloverworm Moth

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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-05-15
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-13
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-04-09
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-08
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-03
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-09
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-02-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-02-10
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-02-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-02-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-01-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-01-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-12-29
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2019-12-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-12-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-12-25
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-12-16
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-12-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-12-16
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: on 2019-11-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2019-11-22
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-11-20
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2019-11-19
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2019-11-19
Cumberland Co.
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