Moths of North Carolina
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Telphusa longifasciella (Clemens, 1863) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Gelechioidea Family: GelechiidaeSubfamily: GelechiinaeTribe: GelechiiniP3 Number: 420769.00 MONA Number: 1858.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
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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Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Larval Host Plants: Larvae have been recorded on Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina) (Lee and Brown, 2008; Robinson et al., 2012)
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Status in North Carolina
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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 Telphusa longifasciella - No common name

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-04-22
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-04-11
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-04-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-04-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-03
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-03
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-05-01
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2019-04-10
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger on 2017-04-12
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: J. Merrill Lynch on 2015-05-07
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2015-04-05
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2014-04-04
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2011-03-28
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2011-03-28
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2010-04-03
Wake Co.
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