Moths of North Carolina
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11 NC Records

Elachista unidentified species - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Gelechioidea Family: ElachistidaeSubfamily: ElachistinaeTribe: ElachistiniP3 Number: 0.00 MONA Number: 1132.71
Comments: Elachista is a large genus of small moths that occur worldwide. Around 135 Nearctic species are currently recognized. They specialize on monocots and most feed on either grasses (Poaceae) and sedges (Cyperaceae).
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: 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) ‚Č• 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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 Photo Gallery for Elachista unidentified species - No common name

Photos: 16

Recorded by: David George, Stephen Dunn, Jeff Niznik on 2024-04-29
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2024-03-21
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2023-10-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-07-24
Montgomery Co.
Comment: Unoccupied mines were on Chasmanthium latifolium; possibly E. uniolae (E. saccharella group).
Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-07-24
Montgomery Co.
Comment: Unoccupied mines were on Chasmanthium latifolium; possibly E. uniolae (E. saccharella group).
Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-07-24
Montgomery Co.
Comment: Unoccupied mines were on Chasmanthium latifolium; possibly E. uniolae (E. saccharella group).
Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-07-24
Montgomery Co.
Comment: Unoccupied mines were on Chasmanthium latifolium; possibly E. uniolae (E. saccharella group).
Recorded by: Tracy S. Feldman on 2022-06-13
Durham Co.
Comment: on Chasmanthium laxum.
Recorded by: Tracy S. Feldman on 2022-06-13
Durham Co.
Comment: on Chasmanthium laxum.
Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-05-17
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2022-04-22
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-02-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-02-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-02-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn on 2019-04-22
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf, B Bockhahn on 2015-07-22
Rowan Co.
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