Moths of North Carolina
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Acrobasis juglandis (LeBaron, 1872) - Pecan Leaf Casebearer Moth


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Taxonomy
Superfamily: PYRALOIDEA Family: PYRALIDAESubfamily: PHYCITINAETribe: PHYCITINIP3 Number: 800170.00 MONA Number: 5661.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
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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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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: North Carolina records come from cove forests in the Mountains and rich alluvial forests in the Piedmont. Coastal Plain records may come from cultivated Pecans but are located in areas close to brownwater river floodplains where Black Walnuts would be present
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Black Walnut, Butternut, and Pecan (Heinrich, 1956; Neunzig, 1972)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for Rich Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2014-07-10
Cabarrus Co.
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