Moths of North Carolina
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Chionodes mediofuscella (Clemens, 1863) - Black-smudged Chionodes Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Gelechioidea Family: GelechiidaeSubfamily: GelechiinaeTribe: GelechiiniP3 Number: 420971.00 MONA Number: 2093.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalistTechnical Description, Adults: Hodges (1999)                                                                                 
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 feed on Ambrosia trifida (Hodges, 1999)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Successional Fields and Forblands
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S4S5
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 Chionodes mediofuscella - Black-smudged Chionodes Moth

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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-05-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-04-17
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-14
Guilford 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: Gary Maness on 2020-04-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-17
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2020-03-14
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2020-03-14
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-10-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-10-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-01
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-25
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-25
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2019-07-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-09
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-05-03
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-04-25
Buncombe Co.
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