Habitats of North Carolina
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General Sumac Thickets and Poison Ivy Tangles
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Habitat Overview Thickets of sumacs, Poison Ivy, and other members of the Anacardiaceae, occurring in a variety of habitats in at least two of the state's physiographic provinces.

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Determining Species
Taxa Global RankState RankProbability of Extirpation (PE)
Caloptilia rhoifoliella - Sumac Leafblotch Miner Moth GNRS3S50.0007
Cameraria guttifinitella GNRSU0.0020
Datana perspicua - Spotted Datana Moth G5S4S50.0002
Dichorda iridaria - Showy Emerald G5S50.000000000
Epipaschia superatalis - Dimorphic Macalla Moth GNRS4S50.0002
Eutelia pulcherrimus - Beautiful Eutelia Moth G5S3S40.0020
Macalla zelleri - Zeller's Epipaschia Moth GNRSU0.0020
Marathyssa basalis - Light Marathyssa Moth G5S40.0007
Marathyssa inficita - Dark Marathyssa Moth G5S50.000000000
Paectes oculatrix - Eyed Paectes Moth G5S50.000000000
Pseudochelaria walsinghami GNRSU0.0020
Stigmella intermedia GNRSU0.0020
Stigmella rhoifoliella
Rhus copallinum - Winged Sumac G5S50.000000000
Rhus glabra - Smooth Sumac G5S50.000000000
Rhus typhina - Staghorn Sumac G5S40.0007
Toxicodendron radicans - Poison-ivy G5S50.000000000
Expected Number of Extirpations with a PE value (Sum of PE) = 0.0125
N = Number of Extant Species with a PE value = 10
Average PE = ENE/N = 0.0013
Number of S5 species = 6
Proportion of Secure Species = Number of S5 Species/N = 0.6000
Habitat Risk Index = ENE x (1 – PSS) = 0.0050

Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Anacardiaceae species/Caloptilia rhoifoliella-Dichorda iridaria-Eutelia pulcherrimus-Marathyssa basalis-Marathyssa inficita) // (Rhus species/Datana perspicua-Pseudochelaria walsinghami-Stigmella intermedia) // (Toxicodendron species/Cameraria guttifinitella-Macalla zelleri-Paectes oculatrix)

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Updated on 2020-01-05 13:36:31