Moths of North Carolina
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50 NC Records

Dichomeris punctipennella (Clemens, 1860) - Many-spotted Dichomeris Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Gelechioidea Family: GelechiidaeSubfamily: DichomeridinaeTribe: [Dichomeridini]P3 Number: 420520.00 MONA Number: 2288.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIFTechnical 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
Habitats:
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 punctipennella - Many-spotted Dichomeris Moth

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-05-29
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-05-19
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-05-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2022-05-03
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-09-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-09-11
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2021-08-09
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-08-08
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-10
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-24
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2021-05-06
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-07-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-06-13
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-09
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-06-05
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 2020-05-23
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-05-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2020-04-24
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-08
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-03-20
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-08-31
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-19
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2019-05-22
Orange Co.
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