Moths of North Carolina
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25 NC Records

Acrobasis tumidulella (Raganot, 1887) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800172.00 MONA Number: 5663.00 MONA Synonym: Acrobasis kearfottella
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLDTechnical Description, Adults: Neunzig (1996)Technical Description, Immature Stages: Neunzig (1972, as A. kearfottella)                                                                                 
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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Immature 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 from stands of upland hardwoods. Based on the host plants recorded for this species, dry oak-hickory forests, basic-mesic forests, and rich bottomland forests may all be used.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Hickories, including Mockernut Hickory (Carya tomentosa), Pignut Hickory (C. glabra), Shagbark Hickory (C. ovata), and Bitternut Hickory (C. cordiformis) (Neunzig, 1972). We do not have any feeding records in North Carolina. - View
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See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S3S5
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 Acrobasis tumidulella - No common name

Photos: 24

Recorded by: David George, Jeff Niznik on 2024-06-01
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: David George, Jeff Niznik on 2024-05-25
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-07-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-07-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2022-06-28
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: John Petranka on 2022-05-28
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-18
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-07
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-07
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-06-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-06-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2018-06-16
Cabarrus Co.
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