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Anotia robertsonii - No Common Name



© Ken Childs- side view

© Ken Childs- note wing pattern
Taxonomy
Family: DERBIDAE
Identification
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Description: A mostly pale species with some brown markings on the wing; there is a bold, dark brown "7"-shaped mark on the wings, and several small red marks on the outer edges. The abdomen has several dark brown segments, and the thorax has a broad brown band across the base (with a white tip), and a broad brown median line. The antennal stubs are a light brown.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Primarily eastern United States (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from several counties in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain, a scarce species; possibly more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found near mixed hardwood forest.
Plant Associates: Derbidae are known or assumed to feed on fungal hyphae as immatures (UDEL).
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment: This species is most similar to A. burnetii.
Status: Native

Species Photo Gallery for Anotia robertsonii No Common Name

Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest habitat
Photo by: Harry Wilson
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood and pine habitat
Photo by: Ken Childs
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: Ken Childs
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: F. Williams, S. Williams
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI