Moths of North Carolina
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21 NC Records

Thyris sepulchralis Guérin, 1832 - Mournful Thyris Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: ThyrididaeSubfamily: ThyridinaeP3 Number: 700004.00 MONA Number: 6077.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
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: Larvae feed on Grapes (Robinson et al., 2008)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Vitaceous Tangles
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G4 S4
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 Thyris sepulchralis - Mournful Thyris Moth

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Recorded by: K. Sanford, A. Brown on 2022-04-20
Camden Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2021-07-10
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: F. Williams, S. Williams on 2020-04-19
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: Erich Hofmann on 2020-04-14
Craven Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields, Hunter Phillips on 2020-04-14
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn on 2019-05-14
Camden Co.
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Recorded by: Lior Carlson on 2019-05-14
Camden Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields, Hunter Phillips on 2019-05-14
Jackson Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-04-16
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Hunter Phillips on 2018-04-26
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Salman Abdulali on 2018-04-14
Richmond Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-04-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Scott Pohlman and Kacy Cook on 2015-05-07
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2014-04-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2011-05-22
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2010-05-04
Graham Co.
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