Moths of North Carolina
Scientific Name:
Common Name:
Family (Alpha):
« »
View PDFGeometridae Members: 468 NC Records

Protoboarmia porcelaria (Guenée, [1858]) - Porcelain Gray Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: EnnominaeTribe: BoarmiiniP3 Number: 911017.00 MONA Number: 6598.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from photos showing hindwings, abdomen, or other specialized views [e.g., frons, palps, antennae, undersides].
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

Click on graph to enlarge
Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Our records come from a wide variety of forest, woodland, and shrubland habitats
Larval Host Plants: Larvae are broadly polyphagous on woody plants, including conifers as well as hardwoods (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Forests and Shrublands
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.
Comments:

 Photo Gallery for Protoboarmia porcelaria - Porcelain Gray Moth

99 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-10-10
Wake Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Stephen Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2021-09-13
Ashe Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-09-10
Orange Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: David George on 2021-08-30
Durham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-08-27
Madison Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-08-25
Madison Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2021-08-09
Orange Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: David George on 2021-08-03
Durham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-31
Durham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-26
Wake Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-19
Wake Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-05-16
Graham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-01
Guilford Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-04-30
Wake Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-25
Guilford Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-04-19
Wake Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-17
Guilford Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-04-13
Chatham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2021-04-06
Moore Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-12-12
Durham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2020-10-22
Orange Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-21
Guilford Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-10-14
Durham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2020-10-13
Moore Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-13
Guilford Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-05
Guilford Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-09-27
Durham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-24
Guilford Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-09-22
Durham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-09-20
Durham Co.
Comment: