Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFPyralidae Members: 4 NC Records

Basacallis tarachodes (Dyar, 1914) - No Common Name

Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: ChrysauginaeTribe: [Chrysaugini]P3 Number: 800034.00 MONA Number: 5540.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Our records all come from coastal areas but the habitats are not recorded
Larval Host Plants: Larval host plants appear to be unknown
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S2S3
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.

 Photo Gallery for Basacallis tarachodes - No common name

Photos: 3

Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-05-16
Onslow Co.
Recorded by: Erich Hofmann on 2020-04-24
Craven Co.
Recorded by: Erich Hofmann on 2020-04-24
Craven Co.