Moths of North Carolina
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5 NC Records

Phyllonorycter tiliacella (Chambers, 1871) - Basswood Round-blotch Miner


Taxonomy
Family: GracillariidaeSubfamily: LithocolletinaeP3 Number: 330331.00 MONA Number: 797.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLD                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution: This species is primarily known from the North, from New England west to the upper Midwest. MPG shows no records from south of Pennsylvania and Ohio (accessed 2023-12-17)
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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
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See also Habitat Account for Rich Dry-Mesic Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S1S3
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Comments: This species appears to be highly disjunct in North Carolina, located well to the south and east of the majority of this species range. Relatively few records exist within the northern part of its range, but given the commonness of its host plant, we expect to find more in North Carolina.

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Recorded by: tom ward on 2023-08-07
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2022-06-14
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-08-03
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-08-03
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-05-21
Madison Co.
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