Moths of North Carolina
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25 NC Records

Vitula broweri (Heinrich, 1956) - Brower's Vitula Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800246.00 MONA Number: 6011.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIFTechnical Description, Adults: Neunzig (1996)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: "Similar to other mainly gray phycitines (in this case brownish), 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
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Larval Host Plants: Host plants are apparently unknown (Heinrich, 1956)
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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 Vitula broweri - Brower's Vitula Moth

Photos: 21

Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-06-21
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-06-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-05-21
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-05-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-12-27
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-01
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2014-06-06
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2014-06-06
Cabarrus Co.
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