Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFCrambidae Members: 22 NC Records

Crambus satrapellus (Zincken, 1821) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: CrambinaeTribe: CrambiniP3 Number: 800960.00 MONA Number: 5372.00
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: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Adult Markings: Head ad palps yellowish gray; the thorax and ground color of the forewings is golden yellow (Fernald, 1896). The silver stripe on the forewing has a long, acute tooth that projects towards the inner margin. A separate spindle-shaped white spot is located between the end of the main stripe and the costa. Hindwings are pale ashy gray.
Wingspan: 25-35 mm (Fernald, 1896)
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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 Photo Gallery for Crambus satrapellus - No common name

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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-11-20
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-05-01
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-30
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields, Hunter Phillips on 2020-03-27
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields, Hunter Phillips on 2019-10-23
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-10-07
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-08-05
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-08-05
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-07-28
Pender Co.
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