Moths of North Carolina
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1 NC Records

Anaplectoides pressus (Grote, 1874) - Dappled Dart Moth

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Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: NoctuinaeTribe: NoctuiniP3 Number: 933565.00 MONA Number: 11001.00
Species Status: The one record we have for Anaplectoides pressus probably refers to a specimen of brunneomedia and the species should be removed from our list.
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984), Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLDTechnical Description, Adults: Lafontaine (1998)                                                                                 
Wingspan: 3.5 - 3.7 cm
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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Habitats and Life History
Larval Host Plants: Robinson et al. (2010) list Alnus, Betula, Larix, Salix, Valerianella, and Vicia cracca. We have no specific host plant records in North Carolina.
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [G5 SNA]
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.