Moths of North Carolina
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Herpetogramma phaeopteralis (Guenée, 1854) - Dusky Herpetogramma Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: SpilomelinaeP3 Number: 801196.00 MONA Number: 5274.00
Comments: One of 28 species in this genus that occur in North America (Solis, 2010; Handfield and Handfield, 2011), nine of which have been recorded in North Carolina
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIFTechnical Description, Adults: Solis (2010)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: The ground color of the forewing is brown, without a white patch between the orbicular and reniform spots and without a darker marginal shade (Solis, 2010). Unlike theseusalis, the lines are not contrasting and the postmedian is curved rather than straight between M2 and the costa.
Forewing Length: <10 mm (Solis, 2010)
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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 Photo Gallery for Herpetogramma phaeopteralis - Dusky Herpetogramma Moth

34 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: Dean Furbish and Joy Wiggins on 2021-12-28
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-11-17
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2021-11-10
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-10-29
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-10-27
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-10-02
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-08-31
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-11-28
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-11-28
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-11-28
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-11-06
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-11-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-10-29
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2020-10-27
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-10-23
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2020-10-13
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2020-08-15
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-11-27
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-11-06
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-22
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-22
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-22
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2018-10-15
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2018-10-15
Durham Co.
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