Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFGeometridae Members: 39 NC Records

Haematopis grataria (Fabricius, 1798) - Chickweed Geometer Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: SterrhinaeTribe: TimandriniP3 Number: 910554.00 MONA Number: 7146.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
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)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Almost all of our records come from lake and river shorelines, or wet meadows.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Chickweed, Clover, and other herbaceous plants (Wagner, 2005)
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Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S3S5
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.
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 Photo Gallery for Haematopis grataria - Chickweed Geometer Moth

Photos: 29

Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-09-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-09-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-09-18
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-10
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-28
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-29
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-20
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-07-31
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-19
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-20
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-24
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2018-09-10
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-09-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2017-08-17
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: J. A. Anderson on 2017-07-07
Surry Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2016-09-01
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: F. Williams on 2015-09-09
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Coin, C. Sorenson on 2015-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2015-06-23
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: F. Williams, S. Williams on 2014-09-15
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: F. Williams, S. Williams on 2013-08-12
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2012-09-10
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2010-08-22
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2010-08-21
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2009-08-24
Warren Co.
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