Moths of North Carolina
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18 NC Records

Euchlaena johnsonaria (Fitch, 1869) - Johnson's Euchlaena

Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: EnnominaeTribe: AngeroniniP3 Number: 911154.00 MONA Number: 6729.00
Comments: One of sixteen species in this genus that occur in North America north of Mexico (Pohl et al., 2016), twelve of which have been recorded in North Carolina
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLD                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Our records come from upland and riparian stands of forests and shrublands
Larval Host Plants: Larvae have been reported from a wide range of hardwood trees and woody shrubs, including Birch, Elm, Oak, Willow, Dogwood, Spiraea, Blueberry, Hawthorn (Robinson et al., 2010) - View
See also Habitat Account for General Forests and Shrublands
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S3S4
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-05
Madison Co.
Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2010-08-20
Warren Co.
Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2010-05-20
Warren Co.