Moths of North Carolina
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Parapamea buffaloensis (Grote, 1877) - Buffalo Moth

Family: Noctuidae Subfamily: Noctuinae Tribe: Apameini P3 Number: 932464.00 MONA Number: 9463.00                                                                                  
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984)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.

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Recorded by: Robert Gilson on 2015-07-18
Mecklenburg Co.