Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFErebidae Members: 181 NC Records

Hypenodes fractilinea (Smith, 1908) - Broken-line Hypenodes Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HypenodinaeP3 Number: 930662.00 MONA Number: 8421.00
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: Almost all of our records come from wet habitats, including peatlands, bottomland forests, wet pine savannas, Piedmont and mountain bogs. Grasses and sedges are common features of many, if not all, of these sites.
Larval Host Plants: Host plants appear to be unrecorded
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Sedge, Grass, and Rush Mires
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G4 S4S5
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 Hypenodes fractilinea - Broken-line Hypenodes Moth

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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-10-25
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-10-22
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-09-12
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-09-23
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-07-01
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Robert Gilson on 0000-00-00
Mecklenburg Co.
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