Moths of North Carolina
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19 NC Records

Crambus albellus Clemens, 1860 - Small White Grass-veneer Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: CrambinaeTribe: CrambiniP3 Number: 800949.00 MONA Number: 5361.00
Comments: One of 42 species in this genus that occur in North America north of Mexico (Scholtens and Solis, 2015), eleven of which have been recorded in North Carolina
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Adult Markings: "Often confused with Microcrambus biguttellus" (Scholtens, 2017)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
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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 Photo Gallery for Crambus albellus - Small White Grass-veneer Moth

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-28
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2018-07-09
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-07-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, P. Scharf on 2015-06-19
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, K. Kittelberger on 2015-06-18
Avery Co.
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