Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFCrambidae Members: 4 NC Records

Elophila tinealis Munroe, 1972 - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: CrambidaeSubfamily: AcentropinaeTribe: NymphuliniP3 Number: 800728.00 MONA Number: 4754.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012; as Synclita tinealis)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONATechnical Description, Adults: Munroe (1972a)                                                                                 
Adult Markings: "Females of tinealis and males of obliteralis can be confused. Need to know size and sex" (Scholtens, 2017)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
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:
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Duckweed species
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Herbaceous Ponds
Status in North Carolina
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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.
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 Photo Gallery for Elophila tinealis - No common name

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-09-20
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-09-20
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall and Ed Corey on 2016-10-01
Bladen Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2013-07-26
Camden Co.
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