Moths of North Carolina
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Crambus youngellus Kearfott, 1908 - Young's Grass-veneer Moth

Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: CrambinaeTribe: CrambiniP3 Number: 800937.00 MONA Number: 5349.00
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Adult Markings: The palps, head, thorax, and abdomen are white (Kearfott, 1909).
Wingspan: 17-18.5 mm (Kearfott, 1909)
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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State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.

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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-06-29
Onslow Co.