Moths of North Carolina
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2 NC Records

Acrobasis ostryella Ely, 1913 - No Common Name

Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800185.00 MONA Number: 5680.00
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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: In the Mountains of North Carolina, we have a record from near the top of one of the peaks in the Amphibolite region, where rich soils are likely to be present. The site in the Piedmont is located adjacent to a bottomland forest with rich alluvial soils.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae have been recorded on Ostrya virginiana and Carpinus caroliniana (Robinson et al., 2010).
See also Habitat Account for Rich Wet-Dry Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR SU
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2018-06-16
Cabarrus Co.