Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFCrambidae Members: 29 NC Records

Diacme adipaloides (Grote & Robinson, 1867) - Darker Diacme Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: PyraustinaeTribe: SpilomeliniP3 Number: 801350.00 MONA Number: 5143.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist                                                                                 
Adult Markings: "There seems to be a great deal of confusion over these two species [elealis and adipaloides]. We desperately need to check the types to see what each name applies to. I think there are warm and cold season forms of each" (Scholtens, 2017)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
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 Diacme adipaloides - Darker Diacme Moth

Photos: 21

Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-17
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-04-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-19
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-19
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-09
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-25
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen and Pat McConnell on 2019-06-09
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen and Pat McConnell on 2019-06-07
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2019-04-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-04-23
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-03-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-03-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2018-02-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2018-02-22
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2017-05-15
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2017-02-08
Cumberland Co.
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