Habitats of North Carolina
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Upland Hardwood Forests
General Forests and Fields
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Habitat Overview The vegetation characteristic of this habitat includes both forests of various types and herbaceous fields.

Insect members include herbivores that feed on both woody and herbaceous plants. Vertebrates members typically nest or seek shelter in the forests but forage out in various types of herbaceous habitats, including semi-natural habitats or developed areas.

Related NHP Natural Communities
Determining Species
Taxa Global RankState RankProbability of Extirpation (PE)
Acharia stimulea - Saddleback Caterpillar Moth G5S50.00
Acrocercops astericola GNRSU0.0020
Anavitrinella pampinaria - Common Gray Moth G5S50.00
Arugisa lutea - Common Arugisa Moth G5S50.00
Autographa precationis - Common Looper G5S4S50.0002
Automeris io - Io Moth G5S50.00
Caudellia apyrella - Crescent-winged Caudellia Moth GNRS3S40.0020
Coptotriche aenea - Blackberry Leafminer Moth GNRSU0.0020
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria - Bent-line Carpet Moth G5S50.00
Dasylophia anguina - Black-spotted Prominent G5S50.00
Elaphria chalcedonia - Chalcedony Midget Moth G5S50.00
Eusarca confusaria - Confused Eusarca Moth G5S50.00
Galgula partita - Wedgling Moth
Haploa clymene - Clymene Moth G5S50.00
Haploa colona - Colona Moth G5S40.0007
Idaea obfusaria - Rippled Wave Moth G4G5S4S50.0002
Idia aemula - Common Idia Moth G5S50.00
Idia julia GNRS50.00
Idia rotundalis - Rotund Idia Moth G5S50.00
Iridopsis humaria - Small Purplish Gray Moth G4S3S40.0020
Leuconycta diphteroides - Green Leuconycta Moth G5S50.00
Manduca rustica - Rustic Sphinx G5SU0.0020
Marimatha nigrofimbria - Black-bordered Lemon Moth G5S50.00
Nematocampa resistaria - Horned Spanworm Moth G5S50.00
Orthonama obstipata - Gem Moth G5S50.00
Phyllocnistis insignis GNRS4S50.0002
Prochoerodes lineola - Large Maple Spanworm Moth G5S50.00
Protodeltote muscosula - Large Mossy Lithacodia Moth G5S50.00
Renia adspergillus - Speckled Renia Moth G4S50.00
Spilosoma virginica - Virginian Tiger Moth G5S50.00
Stigmella villosella GNRSU0.0020
Xanthotype urticaria - False Crocus Geometer Moth G5S3S40.0020
Zanclognatha lituralis - Lettered Zanclognatha Moth G5S4S50.0002
Colaptes auratus - Northern Flicker G5S50.00
Spinus tristis - American Goldfinch G5S50.00
Turdus migratorius - American Robin G5S50.00
Zenaida macroura - Mourning Dove G5S50.00
Desmodium paniculatum - Panicled Tick-trefoil G5S50.00
Solidago rugosa var. aspera - Wrinkle-leaf Goldenrod G5TNRS50.00
Phyllopalpus pulchellus - Handsome Trig GNRS50.00
Expected Number of Extirpations with a PE value (Sum of PE) = 0.0155
N = Number of Extant Species with a PE value = 12
Average PE = ENE/N = 0.0013
Number of S5 species = 27
Proportion of Secure Species = Number of S5 Species/N = 2.2500
Habitat Risk Index = ENE x (1 – PSS) = -0.0194

Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Asteraceae/Eusarca confusaria) // (Cuscuta species/Caudellia apyrella) // (Leguminosae species/Dasylophia anguina)

Candidates for Inclusion Brown-headed Cowbirds could be included in this habitat but are considered to be recent invaders in North Carolina and have a definite negative effect on our native species.
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Updated on 2021-06-03 01:41:06