Moths of North Carolina
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Battaristis vittella (Busck, 1926) - Stripe-backed Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Gelechioidea Family: GelechiidaeSubfamily: GelechiinaeTribe: AnacampsiniP3 Number: 420470.00 MONA Number: 2229.00
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: Feeds on various pines, including Loblolly, Short-leaf, and Virginia (Robinson et al., 2010)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Pine Forests and Woodlands
Status in North Carolina
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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 Battaristis vittella - Stripe-backed Moth

31 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-05-14
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-05-14
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-05-14
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn on 2020-05-13
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-05-03
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-05-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-09
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-04-09
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-28
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-08-02
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-06-29
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger on 2017-04-12
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: Robert Gilson on 2016-09-20
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn on 2016-09-05
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, S. Hall on 2015-07-22
Stanly Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2015-06-13
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn; P. Scharf, L. Amos on 2015-05-12
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn; P. Scharf, L. Amos on 2015-05-12
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, K. Kittelberger on 2014-09-17
Vance Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2014-05-28
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn on 2013-08-26
Surry Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2013-07-26
Camden Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2012-04-26
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2011-07-20
Wake Co.
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