Moths of North Carolina
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Hypsopygia olinalis (Guenée, 1854) - Yellow-fringed Dolichomia Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PyralinaeTribe: PyraliniP3 Number: 800094.00 MONA Number: 5533.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Herculia olinalis); Beadle and Leckie (2012; as Dolichomia olinalis)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: We have records from a wide range of oak-containing forests, including dry, mesic, and wet habitats. A number come from semi-wooded residential areas.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Oaks (Covell, 1984)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
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 Hypsopygia olinalis - Yellow-fringed Dolichomia Moth

116 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-10-03
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-10-01
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-09-30
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2021-09-13
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-09-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2021-09-11
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-09-10
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-09-08
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-09-06
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-09-03
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-08-30
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2021-08-09
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-07-08
Swain Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-07
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-06
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-01
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-06-30
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-06-21
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-19
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-06-11
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan and Steve Hall on 2021-06-09
Richmond Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan and Steve Hall on 2021-06-08
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan and Steve Hall on 2021-06-07
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-06
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-01
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2021-05-31
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-28
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-10-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-01
Guilford Co.
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