Moths of North Carolina
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9 NC Records

Homochlodes lactispargaria (Walker, 1861) - No Common Name

Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: EnnominaeTribe: LithininiP3 Number: 911241.00 MONA Number: 6811.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable only by close inspection of structural features or by DNA analysis.
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: North Carolina records come from riparian habitats, high elevation hardwoods, and Spruce-fir Forests
Larval Host Plants: All members of this genus feed on ferns (Wagner et al., 2001)
See also Habitat Account for General Montane Fernlands
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G4 SU
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: Paul Scharf,B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger on 2014-06-08
Avery Co.