Moths of North Carolina
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Microcrambus elegans (Clemens, 1860) - Elegant Grass-veneer Moth


Taxonomy
Family: Crambidae Subfamily: Crambinae Tribe: Crambini P3 Number: 800875.00 MONA Number: 5420.00                                                                                  
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide                                                                                  
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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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 Microcrambus elegans - Elegant Grass-veneer Moth

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

Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-09-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Owen and Pat McConnell on 2018-07-14
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Amanda Auxier on 2018-07-14
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Amanda Auxier on 2018-07-14
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2018-06-20
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2018-06-20
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2018-05-30
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-25
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2017-09-21
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Amanda Auxier on 2017-08-13
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Julie Tuttle on 2017-06-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall and Ed Corey on 2016-10-01
Bladen Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Coin, C. Sorenson on 2015-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, K. Kittelberger on 2015-06-18
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2015-06-17
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Ed Corey on 2015-05-16
Alleghany Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger on 2014-09-12
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2013-08-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2013-07-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2013-06-02
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny / Jackie Nelson on 2012-07-09
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2012-06-20
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-05-29
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2011-05-15
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2010-09-07
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2010-09-07
Beaufort Co.
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