Habitats of North Carolina
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Upland Hardwood Forests
Rich Wet-Dry Hardwood Forests
Habitat Overview Hardwood forests growing on nutrient rich soils, ranging from dry mafic and calcareous uplands to rich, wet alluvial forests. This habitat is widespread, with its Defining Species being found in at least two of the state's physiographc provinces.

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Determining Species
Taxa Global RankState RankProbability of Extirpation (PE)
Acrobasis ostryella GNRSU0.002022762
Acronicta rubricoma - Ruddy Dagger G4S3S40.002022762
Acronicta vinnula - Delightful Dagger G5S40.000662364
Catocala angusi - Angus' Underwing G4S3S40.002022762
Catocala obscura - Obscure Underwing G5S3S40.002022762
Catocala residua - Residua Underwing G5S3S40.002022762
Catocala robinsonii - Robinson's Underwing G4S3S40.002022762
Ceratomia amyntor - Elm Sphinx G5SU0.002022762
Epinotia celtisana
Heterocampa subrotata - Small Heterocampa G4G5S3S40.002022762
Isogona tenuis - Thin-lined Owlet Moth G4S3S40.002022762
Norape ovina - White Flannel Moth G4SU0.002022762
Olethreutes mysteriana - Mysterious Olethreutes Moth
Phyllonorycter celtifoliella GNRSU0.002022762
Phyllonorycter celtisella GNRSU0.002022762
Sciota celtidella
Aquilegia canadensis - Eastern Columbine G5S40.000662364
Cubelium concolor - Green-violet G5S30.005818273
Asterocampa celtis - Hackberry Emperor G5S50.000000000
Asterocampa clyton - Tawny Emperor G5S40.000662364
Heraclides cresphontes - Eastern Giant Swallowtail G5S2S30.016407747
Libytheana carinenta - American Snout G5S50.000000000
Celtis occidentalis - Common Hackberry G5S20.045952382
Celtis smallii - Small’s Hackberry GNRS40.000662364
Clastoptera laevigata
Heliria gibberata
Ptelea trifoliata - Common Hoptree G5S30.005818273
Expected Number of Extirpations (Sum of PE) = 0.1
Number of Ranked Species (N) = 22
Average PE = ENE/N = 0.005
Proportion of Secure Species = Number of S5 Species/N = 0.090909090909091
Habitat Risk Index = ENE x (1 – PSS) = 0.1

Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Carya carolinae-septentrionalis-Carya ovata/Catocala angusi-Catocala obscura-Catocala residua-Catocala robinsonii) // (Celtis species/Acronicta rubricoma-Asterocampa celtis-Asterocampa clyton-Clastoptera laevigata-Epinotia celtisana-Heliria gibberata-Heterocampa subrotata-Isogona tenuis-Libytheana carinenta-Norape ovina-Phyllonorycter celtifoliella-Phyllonorycter celtisella-Sciota celtidella) // (Rutaceae species/Papilio cresphontes)

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Updated on 2020-02-23 21:38:56