Moths of North Carolina
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30 NC Records

Dichomeris punctidiscella (Clemens, 1863) - Spotted Dichomeris Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Gelechioidea Family: GelechiidaeSubfamily: DichomeridinaeTribe: [Dichomeridini]P3 Number: 420521.00 MONA Number: 2283.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLDTechnical Description, Adults: Hodges (1986)                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
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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Habitats and Life History
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Larval Host Plants: Host plants appear to be unknown (Hodges, 1986)
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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 Dichomeris punctidiscella - Spotted Dichomeris Moth

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Recorded by: David George, Stephen Dunn, Jeff Niznik on 2023-06-25
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: John Petranka on 2023-06-06
Alleghany Co.
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Recorded by: David George, Stephen Dunn, Jeff Niznik on 2023-06-03
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Dunn on 2023-05-28
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Dunn on 2023-05-21
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George, Jeff Niznik on 2023-05-12
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2022-05-31
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jeff Niznik on 2022-05-25
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2022-05-13
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jeff Niznik on 2022-05-05
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-05-24
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2020-09-01
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-08-27
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-07-02
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-06-02
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-05-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-25
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2019-06-01
Stokes Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2018-05-26
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2015-05-13
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis, F. Williams, S. Williams on 2014-05-14
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny/Jackie Nelson on 2012-05-27
Ashe Co.
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