Moths of North Carolina
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20 NC Records

Oreana unicolorella (Hulst, 1887) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800301.00 MONA Number: 5767.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIFTechnical Description, Adults: Neunzig (1996)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: "Similar to other mainly gray phycitines, but can be told with good photo" (Scholtens, 2017)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
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:
Larval Host Plants: Polyphagous. Larvae have been reported on a wide variety of hardwood trees and shrubs, including Maples, Birches, Hawthorns, Apples, Oaks, Willows, Basswood, and Elms (Robinson et al., 2010)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Montane Mesic Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
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 Oreana unicolorella - No common name

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2022-05-21
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-07
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-24
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-17
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny/Jackie Nelson on 2012-06-17
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny/Jackie Nelson on 2012-06-17
Ashe Co.
Comment: Same 20999.jpg image but lightened.