Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFPyralidae Members: 1 NC Records

Homoeosoma stypticella Grote, 1878 - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800631.00 MONA Number: 5936.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIFTechnical Description, Adults: Neunzig (1996)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: "These should all be dissected to confirm. You much certainly also have H. electellum, which is more distinctive, but very similar to Phycitodes reliquella" (Scholtens, 2017)
Forewing Length: 8.0-12 mm (Neunzig, 1994)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable only by close inspection of structural features or by DNA analysis.
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
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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
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Larval Host Plants: Larvae have been recorded on Thistles and Sumacs (Robinson et al., 2010)
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Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S1S3
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.
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