Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFPyralidae Members: 15 NC Records

Acrobasis tumidulella (Raganot, 1887) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800172.00 MONA Number: 5663.00 MONA Synonym: Acrobasis kearfottella
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONATechnical Description, Adults: Neunzig (1996)Technical Description, Immature Stages: Neunzig (1972, as A. kearfottella)                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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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 from stands of upland hardwoods. Based on the host plants recorded for this species, dry oak-hickory forests, basic-mesic forests, and rich bottomland forests may all be used.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Hickories, including Carya tomentosa, C. glabra, C. ovata, and C. cordiformis (Neunzig, 1972)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S3S5
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 Acrobasis tumidulella - No common name

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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-18
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-07
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-07
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-06-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-06-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2018-06-16
Cabarrus Co.
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