Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFTortricidae Members: 7 NC Records

Pelochrista similiana (Clemens, 1860) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Tortricoidea Family: TortricidaeSubfamily: OlethreutinaeTribe: EucosminiP3 Number: 621034.00 MONA Number: 3116.10 MONA Synonym: Eucosma similiana
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: 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:
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Goldenrods (Brown et al., 2008)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Successional Fields and Forblands
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S3S5
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 Pelochrista similiana - No common name

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-09-26
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-09-26
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-09-22
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-09-22
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-09-10
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-09-10
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2016-09-26
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf on 2015-09-09
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Lori Owenby on 2011-04-23
Catawba Co.
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