Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFCrambidae Members: 27 NC Records

Microcrambus minor (Forbes, 1920) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: CrambinaeTribe: CrambiniP3 Number: 800877.00 MONA Number: 5422.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Adult Markings: Costa with a dark apical patch that extends across the the subterminal line. In Microcrambus elegans, the costa is white beyond the subterminal line (Klots, 1968).
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
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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 Microcrambus minor - No common name

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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2021-09-04
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2021-09-04
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2021-09-04
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-05-25
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-05-25
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-08-23
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-05-14
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2013-07-18
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny / Jackie Nelson on 2012-08-09
Ashe Co.
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