Moths of North Carolina
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13 NC Records

Dysodia oculatana Clemens, 1860 - Eyed Dysodia Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: ThyrididaeSubfamily: ThyridinaeP3 Number: 700005.00 MONA Number: 6078.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
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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Immature 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 appear to be polyphagous, with records from both Composites and Legumes (Robinson et al., 2012)
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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.
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 Photo Gallery for Dysodia oculatana - Eyed Dysodia Moth

Photos: 8

Recorded by: John Petranka on 2022-09-05
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-07-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2022-07-04
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-07-22
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: jim Petranka on 2021-07-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2015-06-10
Cabarrus Co.
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