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 GNRSU0.0020
Acronicta interrupta - Interrupted Dagger G5S3S40.0020
Acronicta rubricoma - Ruddy Dagger G4S3S40.0020
Acronicta vinnula - Delightful Dagger G5S40.0007
Catocala angusi - Angus' Underwing G4S3S40.0020
Catocala obscura - Obscure Underwing G5S3S40.0020
Catocala residua - Residua Underwing G5S3S40.0020
Catocala robinsonii - Robinson's Underwing G4S3S40.0020
Ceratomia amyntor - Elm Sphinx G5SU0.0020
Epinotia celtisana
Heterocampa subrotata - Small Heterocampa G4G5S3S40.0020
Isogona tenuis - Thin-lined Owlet Moth G4S3S40.0020
Norape ovina - White Flannel Moth G4SU0.0020
Olethreutes mysteriana - Mysterious Olethreutes Moth
Phyllonorycter celtifoliella GNRSU0.0020
Phyllonorycter celtisella GNRSU0.0020
Sciota celtidella
Aquilegia canadensis - Eastern Columbine G5S40.0007
Cubelium concolor - Green-violet G5S30.0058
Asterocampa celtis - Hackberry Emperor G5S50.00
Asterocampa clyton - Tawny Emperor G5S40.0007
Heraclides cresphontes - Eastern Giant Swallowtail G5S2S30.0164
Libytheana carinenta - American Snout G5S50.00
Celtis occidentalis - Common Hackberry G5S20.0460
Celtis smallii - Small’s Hackberry GNRS40.0007
Clastoptera laevigata
Heliria gibberata
Ptelea trifoliata - Common Hoptree G5S30.0058
Expected Number of Extirpations with a PE value (Sum of PE) = 0.1028
N = Number of Extant Species with a PE value = 21
Average PE = ENE/N = 0.0049
Number of S5 species = 2
Proportion of Secure Species = Number of S5 Species/N = 0.0952
Habitat Risk Index = ENE x (1 – PSS) = 0.0930

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