Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFGracillariidae Members: 4 NC Records

Phyllocnistis insignis Frey & Boll, 1876 - No Common Name

Family: Gracillariidae Subfamily: Phyllocnistinae Tribe: [Phyllocnistini] P3 Number: 330398.00 MONA Number: 846.00                                                                                  
Field Guide Descriptions: 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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Photos: 4

Recorded by: F. Williams, S. Williams on 2018-09-08
Iredell Co.
Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2016-09-07
Mecklenburg Co.
Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2015-08-22
Durham Co.
Recorded by: F. Williams, S. Williams on 2013-08-30
Gates Co.