Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFPyralidae Members: 2 NC Records

Palatka nymphaeella (Hulst, 1892) - No Common Name

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Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeP3 Number: 800449.00 MONA Number: 5930.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
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: Habitat at the locations given by Corrette and Neunzig were not described but are probably brackish marshes, the habitat for the host plant.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Sea-Lavender (Limonium carolinianum) (Corrette and Neunzig, 1979)
See also Habitat Account for Salt and Brackish Marshes
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR] S3S4
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