Moths of North Carolina
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Strepsicrates smithiana (Walsingham, 1891) - Bayberry Leaftier Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Tortricoidea Family: TortricidaeSubfamily: OlethreutinaeTribe: EucosminiP3 Number: 620737.00 MONA Number: 2907.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
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 Morella species, including carolinensis and cerifera (Brown et al., 2008)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for Bayberry Thickets
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S3S4
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 Strepsicrates smithiana - Bayberry Leaftier Moth

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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-05-10
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-21
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-08
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-30
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-02-25
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-02-11
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-02-04
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-01-14
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-09-12
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-08-03
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-17
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-17
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Julie Tuttle on 2018-06-02
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2012-07-03
Camden Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2006-01-12
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy on 2006-01-12
Carteret Co.
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