Moths of North Carolina
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5 NC Records

Salebriaria tenebrosella (Hulst, 1887) - No Common Name

Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800314.00 MONA Number: 5775.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLDTechnical Description, Adults: Neunzig (1996)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: "Need high quality images to detect presence or absence of reddish scales in these [tenebrosella, fasciata, and rufimaculatella]" (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
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ‚Č• 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Larval Host Plants: Larvae reportedly feed on oaks, including White Oak and Post Oak (Marquis et al., 2019; Robinson et al., 2010). We do not have any larval records in North Carolina. - View
Status in North Carolina
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State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.

 Photo Gallery for Salebriaria tenebrosella - No common name

Photos: 2

Recorded by: David George, Jeff Niznik on 2023-05-17
Chatham Co.
Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2020-08-07
Cabarrus Co.