Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFErebidae Members: 19 NC Records

Doryodes fusselli Sullivan & Lafontaine, 2015 - Fussell's Doryodes

Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: ErebinaeTribe: EuclidiiniP3 Number: 930927.00 MONA Number: 8767.10
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONATechnical Description, Adults: Lafontaine and Sullivan (2015)                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable only by close inspection of structural features or by DNA analysis.
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: Salt marshes and tidal creeks (Lafontaine and Sullivan, 2015)
Larval Host Plants: Captive larvae feed on Sporobolus alterniflorus, which is probably a main host in the wild (Lafontaine and Sullivan, 2015)
See also Habitat Account for Salt and Brackish Marshes
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [G2G4] S2S4
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 Photo Gallery for Doryodes fusselli - Fussell's Doryodes

Photos: 2

Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn on 2017-04-17
Carteret Co.
Recorded by: Sullivan, Bo & Newman, Randy on 2004-05-22
Carteret Co.