Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFErebidae Members: 54 NC Records

Dyspyralis nigellus (Strecker, 1900) - No Common Name

Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HypenodinaeP3 Number: 930671.00 MONA Number: 8428.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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: Our records come almost entirely from floodplains or non-riverine wet hardwoods
Larval Host Plants: Larval hosts appear to be unknown
See also Habitat Account for General Wet-Hydric Floodplains
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S3S4
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.

 Photo Gallery for Dyspyralis nigellus - No common name

Photos: 2

Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2021-08-10
Orange Co.
Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-02
Madison Co.