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Adela caeruleella
Southern Longhorn Moth
MONA_number: 227.00
Adela is a small genus of diurnally active moths, and most are noteworthy for having exceptionally long antennae. There are 11 described species in North America.This species is easy to recognize based on the elongated antennae and a mixture of purplish, bronzy or greenish-purple coloration on the forewing. Specimens usually have a series of metallic reddish s.........The adults are attracted to lights, and visit flowers on warm spring days. They sometimes aggregate on wildflowers, particularly members of the ...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Platyptilia carduidactylus
Artichoke Plume Moth
MONA_number: 6109.00
Identifiable through photographs (D. Lott, pers. comm. to JBS).............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Amblyptilia pica
Geranium Plume Moth
MONA_number: 6118.00
Identifiable from photographs (D. Lott, pers. comm. to JBS)................
Prodoxus decipiens
Bogus Yucca Moth
MONA_number: 200.10
The genus Prodoxus contains 22 described species in North America. This genus is a sister group to the pollinating yucca moths (Tegeticula and Parategeticula) that have mutualistic relationships with yuccas. Althoff et al. (2001) split what was previously a single, wide-ranging species (P. quinquepunctella) into two species. The eastern form is now recognized as P. decipiens, while the western form is P. quinquepunctella (sensu stricto). Prodoxus decipiens is the only Prodoxus that is found east of the Mississippi River. The following is based on Althoff et al.'s (2001) redescription of the species. The integument is amber to medium brown. The head and thorax have white scales. The maxillary palp is five-segmented and...Prodoxus decipiens primarily uses Yucca filamentosa in North Carolina. It also uses Y. aloifolia, which is an introduced species that occurs on dunes along the coast and the Outer...The known host include Spanish Dagger (Y. aloifolia), Soapweed Yucca (Y. glauca), Buckley Yucca (Y. constricta), Curlyleaf Yucca (Y. filamentosa) and Gulf Coast Yucca (Y...The adults are on the wing for an hour or two after dark as they fly between flowers. They are attracted to lights, but are also easily collected by checking inside flowers during the day. The larvae...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G4 S3S4Populations are entirely dependent on yucca populations and show evidence of local and regional genetic differentiation. Darwell et al. (2014) found that moth populations using Y. filamentosa a...
Glyphodes pyloalis
Beautiful Glyphodes Moth
MONA_number: 5197.00
.........Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
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Eugnosta sartana
Broad-patch Carolella Moth
MONA_number: 3764.00
.........Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Plagodis fervidaria
Fervid Plagodis Moth
MONA_number: 6843.00
...Forests and woodlands (Wagner et al., 2001). We have records from a wide range of hardwood forests, including dry-xeric sand ridges, swamp forests, cove forests, and high elevation forests....Polyphagous, feeding on many hardwood trees and shrubs; also reported on Spruce (Wagner et al.,2001)......Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 S5...
Comachara cadburyi
Cadbury's Mystique
MONA_number: 8104.00
...Found across the range of Nyssa species, from deep swamps and blackwater alluvial forests in the Coastal Plain to dry ridges in the Piedmont and Mountains...Stenophagous, feeding on species of Black Gum (Nyssa spp.) (Wagner et al., 2011)......Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.GNR S4...
Tegeticula yuccasella
Yucca Moth
MONA_number: 198.00
Tegeticula yuccasella was the traditional name applied to a wide-ranging species that pollinates yuccas. Pellmyr (1999) subsequently split the North American forms north of Mexico into 13 species, and restricted the name T. yuccasella to populations that occur in the central and eastern US. It is the only Tegeticula that occurs in North Carolina. This and a second species (Prodoxus decipiens) are the only two yucca moths that are found in the state. The following is based on a redescription of the species by Pellmyr (1999). The head and thorax have white scales. The maxillary palp has a fully developed brown tentacle in the female, and sometimes ...Tegeticula yuccasella primarily uses Yucca filamentosa as a host in North Carolina. This species grows in relatively dry, open habitats such as open woods, the edges of granitic flatroc...Tegeticula yuccasella uses a variety of yucca species outside of North Carolina, including Curlyleaf Yucca (Y. filamentosa), Soapweed Yucca (Y. glauca), Buckley Yucca (Y. const...The adults are active on the wing for 3-4 hours after dark as they fly between flowers (Marr et al., 2000). They are attracted to lights, but are most easily collected by checking inside flowers durin...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G4 ...
Feralia comstocki
Comstock's Sallow
MONA_number: 10008.00
An isolated genus with 7 species worldwide, 1 palearctic, the other 6 nearctic, with 3 occurring in North Carolina.Similar to the other two species of Feralia but flies later, barely overlapping the others in April. F. comstocki is usually a brighter green than either of the other two and lacks the black form foun...Mesic montane forest with abundant Hemlock, including Cove Forests at mid elevations and Northern Hardwoods at higher elevations....Reported to feed on a number of evergreens, including Fir, Hemlock, and Spruce (Maier et al., 2011), but there are no specific records from North Carolina....Comes to light but no records from bait....Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 [S3S4]We have relatively few records for this species, probably due in part to its late winter flight period. To the extent that this species is dependent on Hemlock or Fraser Fir, it may be highly vulnerab...
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Syndemis afflictana
Gray Leafroller Moth
MONA_number: 3672.00
.........Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Argyrotaenia mariana
Gray-banded Leafroller Moth
MONA_number: 3625.00
.........Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Acleris flavivittana
Multiform Leafroller Moth
MONA_number: 3542.00
............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Acleris robinsoniana
Robinson's Acleris Moth
MONA_number: 3536.00
.........Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Chionodes fondella
MONA_number: 2076.00
............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
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Arogalea cristifasciella
Stripe-backed Moth
MONA_number: 1851.00
............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Acronicta impleta
Yellow-haired Dagger
MONA_number: 9257.00
One of 76 species in this genus found in North America (Lafontaine and Schmidt, 2010, 2011, 2015), 44 of which have been recorded in North Carolina. Impleta is a member of Species Group V of Forbes (1954), which in North Carolina also includes noctivaga, impressa, longa, oblinita, lanceolaria, and sinescripta.............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Deidamia inscriptum
Lettered Sphinx
MONA_number: 7871.00
The only member of this genus.One of our smallest Sphinx moths. The forewings are distinctively cross-banded with pale gray or tan and darker brown and have a larger patch of dark brown near the outer margin. The hindwings are re...A number of records come from barrier islands, both from maritime forest and dunes, where grapes form thick tangles in places. Across the rest of the state, our records come primarily from hardwood-d...Oligophagous, feeding on Sourwood (Ericacaea) and Vitaceae. Larvae have been known to denude Sourwoods at moderate elevations in the mountains (Wagner, 2005)....Adults visit flowers but have not been recorded at bait. They come well to 15 watt UV lights, regularly observed in suitable habitat, often as multiple individuals....Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 [S5]Clearly populations fluctuate from year to year but the size of such outbreaks has not been recorded nor has their frequency in any one locality been noted. Tachinid fly populations may regulate the ...
Semioscopis merriccella
MONA_number: 913.00
.........Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Scardia amurensis
MONA_number: 311.10
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Choristoneura parallela
Parellel-banded Leafroller Moth
MONA_number: 3633.00
Forewings of the male lack a costal fold (Forbes, 1923). Both the costal and outer margins are distinctly sinuous, with the apex forming a small lobe. Ground color of the forewings is reddish brown, w............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Paraclemensia acerifoliella
Maple Leafcutter Moth
MONA_number: 181.00
This is a readily identifiable species that has a black antenna and steel blue forewings that are fringed with black. The thorax is also steel blue and contrasts with the bright orangish yellow scales...Local populations are generally found in rich hardwood forests, particularly where Sugar Maple is present at mid- to higher elevations in the mountains. The habitats used in the Piedmont were not rep...Although P. acerifoliella feeds on a variety of hardwood species, Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) and Black Maple (A. nigrum) appear to be the primary hosts. Larvae can reach high de...The adults are attracted to UV and mercury vapor lights, and the distinctive leaf cases and oval feeding patterns are easy to spot on maple leaves. ...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.GNR SUWe currently do not have sufficient data on the distribution and abundance of this species within the state to assess its conservation status. ...
Agonopterix curvilineella
Curved-line Agonopterix Moth
MONA_number: 859.00
......Larvae feed on Hawthorn (Robinson et al., 2008)......Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Amphion floridensis
Nessus Sphinx
MONA_number: 7873.00
The only member of this genus.A small day-flying Sphinx. Like Hemaris species, Amphion is a bumblebee/hummingbird mimic, possessing two distinctive yellow rings on its abdomen and a tuft of feather-like scales at the tip of the a...Many of our records come from barrier islands where grape tangles occur in dune habitats. Elsewhere, our records come primarily from wet to mesic hardwood-dominated forests....Stenophagous, feeding on members of the Vitaceae. Wagner (2005) lists Grape, Virginia Creeper, and Peppervine...Look for this species in the daytime or at dusk visiting flowers. Also visits fruit, feces, sap and wet sand. It responds well to fermented baits and traps often demonstrate that the species can be q...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 [SU]This species is far less commonly observed than Hemaris thysbe or diffinis, two other day-flying species that visit flowers. Use of baits during its daytime flight period may provide a more accurate ...
Astrotischeria ambrosiaeella
MONA_number: 160.00
The genus Astrotischeria contains 13 Nearctic species that are leafminers, and most specialize on members of the Asteraceae. The following description of the adults is based on 19 males and 21 females examined by Braun (1972). The face, tuft, and antennal scape are pale clay colored. The cilia in the male is very long, but ...Females lay their eggs on ragweeds, which are generally found in disturbed habitats in open, sunny areas. Habitats range from disturbed floodplains and moist fields, to drier habitats such as roadsid...The known hosts include Common Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), Perennial Ragweed (A. psilostachya), and Giant Ragweed (A. trifida (Braun, 1972; Eiseman, 2019)). ...The adults occasional visit lights, but are difficult to identify without examining genitalia or molecular markers. We recommend searching Giant Ragweed or Common Ragweed during the summer and early ...GNR SUWe currently do not have sufficient information on the distribution and abundance of this species within the state to determine its conservation status. ...
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Marathyssa basalis
Light Marathyssa Moth
MONA_number: 8956.00
......Larvae feed on Rhus and Toxicodendron (Robinson et al., 2010)......Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 S4...
Apantesis nais
Nais Tiger Moth
MONA_number: 8171.00
One of four species in this genus that occur in North America, all of which are found in North CarolinaSpecies of Apantesis and Grammia resemble one another, but Apantesis are generally smaller and the the pattern of yellow lines is usually much more reduced, with the median, lower portion of the post-...Ferguson (1985) described A. nais as a woodland species, in constrast to carlotta, which he characterized as a grassland species. Our records are consistent with this description, almost all coming f...Probably polyphagous, feeding on a wide range of herbaceous and woody plants....Males come moderately well to blacklights but not at all to bait; females are collected at lights far less often...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public landsG5 [S4]Uncommon but found in general forested habitats across at least two-thirds of the state; probably is secure....
Acronicta lobeliae
Greater Oak Dagger
MONA_number: 9238.00
One of 76 species in this genus found in North America (Lafontaine and Schmidt, 2010, 2011, 2015), 44 of which have been recorded in North Carolina. Lobeliae is a member of Species Group II of Forbes (1954), which includes 17 additional species in North Carolina.A large, pale gray dagger with three strong dashes and a thick bar connecting the reniform and orbicular spots (Forbes, 1954). Larger than either A. hasta or A. laetifica, which also usually have a ba...Our records come from nearly the entire spectrum of oak-containing habitats, from maritime forests and sandridges in the Coastal Plain, to alluvial forests and high mountain ridges...Larvae feed on oaks, including both red and white oak groups (Wagner et al., 2011)......Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 S5...
Chytolita morbidalis
Morbid Owlet Moth
MONA_number: 8355.00
............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Caloptilia sassafrasella
Sassafras Caloptilia Moth
MONA_number: 633.00
Caloptilia is a large genus with nearly 300 described species; 64 species have been described in North America north of Mexico. The larvae begin as leaf-mining sap-feeders, but the latter instars usually exit the mines and feed within a conical roll that begins at the leaf apex or at the tip of a leaf lobe.The head, face, palps, and wings are all rather uniformly brown with a yellowish tinge. Two conspicuous dark spots occur on the costa -- one midway, and the other just before the apex. The femur and ...Caloptilia sassafrasella is strongly associated with Sassafras albidum, which is the host species. Sassafras occurs in a wide variety of habitats in North Carolina. It is often an earl...Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) is the only known host for this species (Eiseman, 2019; Robinson et al. 2010)...Adults are attracted to UV lights, and the larvae can be found by searching Sassafras leaves for the blotch mines or curled leaf shelters. ...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.GNR S3S5...
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Corticivora parva
MONA_number: 3446.20
.........Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Cameraria ulmella
MONA_number: 839.00
Cameraria is a genus of leaf-mining micromoths. Many species are stenophagous and specialize on a small number of closely related host species. There are currently more than 50 described species in North America.The following is based on descriptions in Braun (1908). The face and palpi are silvery white, while the tufts are white with intermixed golden scales. The antennae are silvery white, and the apical tw...Populations are generally found in wet to mesic forests that support either American Elm or Slippery Elm, or in mesic to drier habitats that support Winged Elm. These include bottomland forests, stre...The larvae mine the leaves of elms, including Winged Elm (U. alata), American Elm (Ulmus americana), and Slippery Elm (U. rubra). This species was recently reported to use oaks (Eiseman...The adults are attracted to lights. Little effort has been put forth searching for leaf mines and rearing adults. This may prove to be an effective way to document additional populations within the s...GNR SU...
Selenia kentaria
Kent's Geometer Moth
MONA_number: 6818.00
...Our records from a wide range of hardwood forests, including swamp forests, xeric sand ridges, cove forests, montane riparian forests, and high elevation forests....Polyphagous, feeding on a wide range of hardwood trees and probably shrubs (Wagner et al., 2001)......Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 S4...
Cladara anguilineata
Angle-lined Carpet Moth
MONA_number: 7638.00
The genus currently includes four species found in North America, three of which occur in North Carolina.This species can be distinguished from C. limitaria with practice but the characters of the vertex and frons are reversed in Covell's Field Guide but correct in Forbes. C. limitaria is rather uniform...It occurs in hardwood habitats but these usually contain some evergreens so its requirements are really unknown; found up to 4500 feet....Due to confusion with limitaria, the caterpillar and its foodplants are unknown. Captive females will probably lay eggs readily and they could be offered a mixture of common hardwood and evergreen foo...The species comes readily to lights but not to baits....Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 [S4]Found here and there usually as singletons in the Coastal Plain. In the mountains it can be quite common and often flying on cold nights when few other species are active....
Clepsis peritana
Garden Tortrix Moth
MONA_number: 3688.00
.........Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
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Argyrostrotis deleta
Deleta Chocolate
MONA_number: 8763.00
One of six species in this genus, all of which occur in central and eastern North America, including North Carolina (Sullivan and Lafontaine, 2011)....Pocosins, Wet Pine Savannas and Flatwoods, margins of depression ponds, blackwater swamps, and other wet, shrubby habitats in the Coastal Plain...Host plants have not been observed but are likely to be species of shrub associated with Coastal Plain wetlands...Easily observed during the day when flushed from savanna and pocosin habitats...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G4G5 S4...
Hethemia pistasciaria
Pistachio Emerald
MONA_number: 7084.00
This genus contains just the single species that is found in North Carolina (Ferguson, 1985).A small Emerald with angled hindwings somewhat similar to those of Chloropteryx tepperaria but less strongly pointed (Ferguson, 1985). The ground color of the wings is olive to pistachio green in the ...The majority of our records come from the Coastal Plain, primarily from fairly open, shrubby areas, such as maritime scrub on the barrier islands and Longleaf Pine savannas and flatwoods further inlan...Polyphagous on woody trees and shrubs. Ferguson (1985) lists Blueberries, Oaks, Birches, Ironwood, and Basswood....Comes well to blacklights but we have no records from bait or from flowers....Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 [S5]This species has a wide range within North Carolina and occupies a broad set of habitats; consequently, it appears to be fairly secure....
Venusia comptaria
Brown-shaded Carpet Moth
MONA_number: 7428.00
...We have records from High Elevation Red Oak Forests, cove forests, and montane riparian forests...Larvae feed primarily on Alder and Birch, with Beech and Mountain Ash also reported (Wagner et al., 2001)......Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G5 S2S4...
Eriocraniella mediabulla
MONA_number: 13.10
Eriocraniella is a genus of primitive moths with eight described Nearctic species that specialize on oaks. Eriocraniella mediabulla is a small moth with shiny black to dark fuscous wings. The forewings are uniformly black with a distinct golden to sometimes bluish luster. The hindwings are slightly ...Populations are found in coastal hardwood forests with oaks. Populations in Florida appear to rely primary on Quercus nigra, which is associated with bottomland forests. One of our NC records i...Eriocraniella mediabulla has been reared from Water Oak (Quercus nigra), and the mines have been found on Sand Laurel Oak (Q. hemisphaerica), Southern Red Oak (Q. falcata),...This species appears to be at the northern edge of its range in North Carolina. Searching for active mines may be the best way to document populations, but rearing is challenging since the adults req...GNR S2S4Eriocraniella mediabulla was previously known to occur no further north than Florida and Georgia, which suggest that our North Carolina populations may be disjunct from the main range to the so...
Orthosia rubescens
Ruby Quaker Moth
MONA_number: 10487.00
One of 22 species (two others provisional) that occur in this genus north of Mexico (Lafontaine and Schmidt, 210); five have been recorded in North CarolinaThe ground color of the forewings is luteous, variably overlain by reddish-brown, ranging from predominantly reddish to completely suffused with gray (Forbes, 1954). Usually heavily marked with reddis............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
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Psaphida electilis
Chosen Sallow
MONA_number: 10012.00
............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Himella fidelis
Intractable Quaker Moth
MONA_number: 10502.00
A single species genus restricted to eastern North America and found across North Carolina. A medium sized, brown, spring-flying moth, this species is readily identified by the series of black dots (usually 3) in the fold of the forewing. Once placed in Orthodes (Forbes, 1954), as were a hos...All of our records come from hardwood-dominated forests; no records come from Longleaf Pine, Peatland, or Maritime Forests, all of which have been extensively sampled in North Carolina. Both bottomlan...Polyphagous on a wide variety of woody plants, actual foodplant choices in North Carolina unknown. ...Adults come to light but the infrequency may be due to weak attraction. Wagner et al (2011) indicate adults do not come to bait but can be found at spring flowers....Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.GNR [S4S5]Although we have relatively few records for this species, that is most likely due to its early spring flight. It feeds on a wide range of common host plants and has been found in a variety of forest h...
Colocasia propinquilinea
Closebanded Yellowhorn Moth
MONA_number: 9185.00
............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....
Trigrammia quadrinotaria
Four-spotted Angle
MONA_number: 6360.00
Only a single species is currently recognized for this genus in North America. A pale, medium-sized Geometrid. As in the genus Macaria, with which it was formerly combined under the generic name Semiothisa, the outer margin of hindwing is somewhat angled and the apex of the fore......Stenophagous, feeding solely on species of Buckeye (Aesculus spp.) Ferguson (2008) reared larvae on both Yellow Buckeye (A. flava = octandra) and Red Buckeye (A. pavia). Over most of the Piedmont in ......Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.G4 [S4]...
Caloptilia stigmatella
MONA_number: 639.00
Caloptilia is a large genus with nearly 300 described species; 64 species have been described in North America north of Mexico. The larvae begin as leaf-mining sap-feeders, but the latter instars usually exit the mines and feed within a conical roll that begins at the leaf apex or at the tip of a leaf lobe.The antennae, palps, upper head, thorax, and forewings have a rich, dark brown ground color. Each forewing has a light yellow to yellowish white, triangular costal patch that is usually hooked backwa...Populations are general found in settings that support either poplars or willows. These include alluvial floodplains, the sunny margins of bogs, ponds, lakes, and swamps, and wet thickets, ditches, a...The larvae feed on species of poplar (Populus spp.) and willows (Salix spp.), including our native Eastern Cottonwood (P. deltoides) and Black Willow (Salix nigra), along w...This species is attracted to lights and local populations can be documented by raising adults from leaf folds and rolls. ...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.GNR S3S4...
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Acasis viridata
Olive-and-black Carpet Moth
MONA_number: 7635.00
A Laurentine genus of 5 species that are widely dispersed across much of the Northern Hemisphere. A single species occurs in North America, including the mountains of North Carolina.The small size and greenish color (which fades in pinned specimens) will allow identification of this species. Some species of Eupithecia appear greenish but the hue is different and the wing shape i...Our records all appear to come from moist, fairly high elevation forests (from about 3000’ upward). This is consistent with the distribution of V. cassinoides, which Weakley (2015) describes as...Forbes (1948) lists Northern Wild Raisin (Viburnum cassinoides) as the foodplant but other species of Viburnum are suspected to be acceptable....This species is clearly attracted to light but not likely to come to bait or flowers. The small size of adults probably results in it being overlooked often in light trap catches....Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.GNR [SU]We have very few records for this species, which appears to be fairly specialized in terms of its habitats. The cool, moist, montane habitats that this species occupies are likely to be highly vulnera...
Nemapogon rileyi
MONA_number: 272.00
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Dyseriocrania griseocapitella
Chinquapin Leaf-miner Moth
MONA_number: 3.00
Dyseriocrania is a small genus of primitive moths. There are only two recognized species in North America, and only one in North Carolina. The following description of the adults is based on the comprehensive revision of the superfamily Eriocranioidea by Davis (1978). The face, upper head, and thorax are covered with long, predominantly ...Populations are found in a wide variety of habitats with oaks and chestnuts. ...Larvae are rather generalized leaf-miners on members of the Fagaceae. The known hosts include American Chestnut (Castanea dentata), Chinese Chestnut (C. mollissima), Chinkapin (C. pum...The adults are attracted to UV-lights. Populations can also be documented by locating the mines on expanding, tender leaves. The oviposition site often forms a hole as the leaf expands, and the frass ...Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.GNR S2S4...
Battaristis vittella
Stripe-backed Moth
MONA_number: 2229.00
......Feeds on various pines, including Loblolly, Short-leaf, and Virginia (Robinson et al., 2010)......Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.GNR S4S5...
Battaristis nigratomella
MONA_number: 2227.00
............Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands....