Moths of North Carolina
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15 NC Records

Sciota subfuscella (Ragonot, 1887) - Striped Sumac Leafroller Moth

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Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800371.00 MONA Number: 5789.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLD                                                                                 
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: Sciota subfuscella appears to specialize on sumacs (Prentice 1966; Heppner, 2007; Robinson et al., 2010). Beadle and Leckie (2012) also list Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia), which needs to be verified with additional observations. Sumac species that are used include Winged Sumac (Rhus copallinum) and Staghorn Sumac (R. typhina). - View
See also Habitat Account for General Sumac Thickets and Poison Ivy Tangles
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S2S3
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