Moths of North Carolina
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Dichomeris punctipennella (Clemens, 1860) - Many-spotted Dichomeris Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Gelechioidea Family: GelechiidaeSubfamily: DichomeridinaeTribe: [Dichomeridini]P3 Number: 420520.00 MONA Number: 2288.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalistTechnical Description, Adults: Hodges (1986)                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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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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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 Dichomeris punctipennella - Many-spotted Dichomeris Moth

Photos: 26

Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-23
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-05-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2020-04-24
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-08
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-20
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-08-31
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-19
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2019-05-22
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-05-19
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2019-05-07
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-23
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2015-07-17
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, P. Scharf on 2015-06-18
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, P. Scharf on 2015-06-17
Caldwell Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2012-04-18
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2011-05-11
Wake Co.
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