Moths of North Carolina
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Hyperstrotia villificans (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918) - White-lined Graylet Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: PhytometrinaeP3 Number: 930727.00 MONA Number: 9038.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); 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
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: The majority of our records come from wet-mesic hardwood forests, with very few from dry to xeric habitats
Larval Host Plants: Larvae have been recorded on Oaks and Chestnuts, but with reports from Elm and Hickory (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
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 Hyperstrotia villificans - White-lined Graylet Moth

83 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2021-10-22
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2021-08-10
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2021-08-04
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Lior Carlson, Richard Teper on 2021-08-03
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-08-01
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-31
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-21
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-07-12
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-08
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-07-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-06-25
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-16
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-06-15
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-04
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2021-06-01
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-24
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-07-28
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-25
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-22
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2020-07-13
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-06-25
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-06-08
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-05-25
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-17
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-16
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-06
Guilford Co.
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