Moths of North Carolina
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Aphomia fulminalis (Zeller, 1872) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: GalleriinaeTribe: TirathabiniP3 Number: 800010.00 MONA Number: 5630.10
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult Markings: Forbes (1923) states that the markings are similar to those of terrenella but more contrasting against a paler, luteous ground color. According to Solis and Metz (2008), the base of forewing is white with a sub-basal, dark brown band. The discal spot is obscured by the dark brown postmedian line.
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
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 come mainly from backyard samples in residential neighborhoods; records from natural habitats are needed to determine the associations of this species
Larval Host Plants: Larval hosts appear to be unknown (Solis and Metz, 2008)
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Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR SU
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 Aphomia fulminalis - No common name

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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-07-16
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2020-08-09
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-22
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-16
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-16
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-25
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2019-07-17
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2019-07-17
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2019-07-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2019-07-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2018-08-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Julie Tuttle on 2017-07-20
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-06-28
Warren Co.
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