Moths of North Carolina
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Herpetogramma centrostrigalis (Stephens, 1834) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: SpilomelinaeP3 Number: 801194.00 MONA Number: 5278.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult Markings: The ground color of the forewings is light yellow (in fresh specimens) to beige (in worn specimens) (Solis, 2010). No patch of whitish is located between the orbicular and the reniform spots; the spots and lines are brown but not strongly contrasting; the forewings lack a dark marginal shade. H. theseusalis is smaller, duskier, and has lines and spots that are darker and more contrasting (a specimen illustrated by Solis, 2010, shows the lines bordered by paler yellow).
Wingspan: >15 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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Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: [W3]
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR] [S1S3]
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Comments: Apparently very few specimens are known for this species, with the only confirmed ones from Georgia and Louisiana (Solis, 2010)

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Recorded by: J.B. Sullivan on 2017-06-22
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2010-07-16
Camden Co.
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