Habitats of North Carolina
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Upland Hardwood Forests
Rich Dry-Mesic Hardwood Forests
Habitat Overview Upland habitats with mafic (or rarely calcareous) substrates; includes both dry ridges and mesic slopes and ravines; species are generally not flood tolerant and do not extend into frequently flooded bottomlands

Related NHP Natural Communities
Determining Species
Taxa Global RankState RankProbability of Extirpation (PE)
Acrobasis palliolella - Mantled Acrobasis Moth GNRS3S40.0020
Catocala retecta - Yellow-gray Underwing G5S4S50.0002
Coptodisca ostryaefoliella GNRSU0.0020
Ellida caniplaga - Linden Prominent G5S40.0007
Fascista cercerisella - Redbud Leaffolder Moth GNRS4S50.0002
Hypena deceptalis - Deceptive Bomolocha G5S4S50.0002
Macaria promiscuata - Promiscuous Angle G4S40.0007
Olethreutes tilianum - Basswood Olethreutes Moth GNRSU0.0020
Pantographa limata - Basswood Leafroller Moth GNRS4S50.0002
Phyllonorycter lucetiella - Basswood Miner Moth GNRS40.0007
Phyllonorycter obscuricostella GNRSU0.0020
Phyllonorycter ostryaefoliella GNRSU0.0020
Pyreferra pettiti - Pettit's Sallow G5S3S40.0020
Stigmella rhamnicola GNRSU0.0020
Anemone berlandieri - Ten-petal Anemone G4S20.0460
Boechera canadensis -
Gillenia stipulata - American Ipecac G5S20.0460
Phaseolus polystachios - Thicket Bean G5S30.0058
Polygala senega - Seneca Snakeroot G4G5S20.0460
Tragia urticifolia - Nettleleaf Noseburn G5S30.0058
Carex rosea - Rosy Sedge G5S40.0007
Carya carolinae-septentrionalis - Southern Shagbark Hickory G5S30.0058
Cercis canadensis - Eastern Redbud G5S50.00
Quercus muehlenbergii - Chinquapin Oak G5S20.0460
Tilia americana - American Basswood G5S50.00
Celtis tenuifolia -
Corylus americana - American Hazelnut G5S50.00
Frangula caroliniana - Carolina Buckthorn G5S30.0058
Ostrya virginiana - American Hop-hornbeam G5S50.00
Viburnum rafinesqueanum - Downy Arrowwood G5S40.0007
Empoa venusta
Erythroneura aclys
Erythroneura cancellata
Erythroneura fraxa
Telegonus cellus - Golden Banded-Skipper G4S20.0460
Expected Number of Extirpations with a PE value (Sum of PE) = 0.2715
N = Number of Extant Species with a PE value = 25
Average PE = ENE/N = 0.0109
Number of S5 species = 4
Proportion of Secure Species = Number of S5 Species/N = 0.1600
Habitat Risk Index = ENE x (1 – PSS) = 0.2281

Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Cercis canadensis/Erythroneura aclys-Erythroneura fraxa-Fascista cercerisella-Macaria promiscuata) // (Frangula caroliniana/Stigmella rhamnicola // (Ostrya virginiana/Acrobasis ostryella-Coptodisca ostryaefoliella-Phyllonorycter obscuricostella-Phyllonorycter ostryaefoliella-Pyreferra pettiti) // (Phaseolus polystachios/Telegonus cellus) // (Tilia americana/Phyllonorycter lucetiella-Ellida caniplaga-Hypena deceptalis-Empoa venusta-Olethreutes tilianum)

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Updated on 2020-10-10 14:37:17