Moths of North Carolina
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71 NC Records

Diarsia jucunda (Walker, [1857]) - Smaller Pinkish Dart Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: NoctuinaeTribe: NoctuiniP3 Number: 933533.00 MONA Number: 10919.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLDTechnical Description, Adults: Lafontaine (1998)                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ‚Č• 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
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Larval Host Plants: Polyphagous, feeding on both Graminoids and Forbs - View
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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 Diarsia jucunda - Smaller Pinkish Dart Moth

Photos: 6

Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Mark Basinger and Becky Elkin on 2024-06-25
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Mark Basinger and Becky Elkin on 2024-06-25
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Richard Teper on 2022-06-29
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Richard Teper on 2022-06-24
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Becky Elkin, Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2019-07-30
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf on 2016-06-28
Yancey Co.
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