Moths of North Carolina
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198 NC Records

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, GBIF                                                                                 
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: 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

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Recorded by: David George, Becky Watkins on 2022-08-07
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-07-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-07-03
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2022-07-02
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2022-06-26
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2022-06-21
Caswell Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2022-06-20
Caswell Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson, Stephen Dunn on 2022-06-18
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2022-06-11
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2022-06-09
Caldwell Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L.M. Carlson, Becky Watkins on 2022-06-09
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish and Joy Wiggins on 2022-06-07
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2022-06-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-06-01
Montgomery Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2022-05-31
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-05-30
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2022-05-29
Sampson Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2022-05-29
Sampson Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2022-05-29
Sampson Co.
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Recorded by: David George, Becky Watkins on 2022-05-26
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2022-05-26
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2022-05-24
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2022-05-23
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-05-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2022-05-21
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2022-05-19
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman on 2022-05-17
Carteret Co.
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