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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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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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

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

Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-17
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-08
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-07-22
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-07-11
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2019-06-30
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-13
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2019-06-01
Stokes Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-28
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2019-05-21
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2019-05-16
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-16
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-09
Madison Co.
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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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