Moths of North Carolina
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208 NC Records

Euphyia intermediata (Guenee, [1858]) - Sharp-angled Carpet Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: LarentiinaeTribe: XanthorhoiniP3 Number: 910244.00 MONA Number: 7399.00 MONA Synonym: Euphyia unangulata intermediata
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Euphyia unangulata); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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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: Our records come almost entirely from montane riparian forests and cove forests
Larval Host Plants: Forbes (1948) lists Chickweed (Stellaria species) and other Caryophyllaceae as host plants. Covell (1984) additionally lists Elm, Impatiens, and Mustard.
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Montane Mesic Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S4S5
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 Euphyia intermediata - Sharp-angled Carpet Moth

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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2022-08-18
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L.M. Carlson, Becky Watkins on 2022-08-14
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2022-08-08
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Richard Teper on 2022-06-29
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2022-06-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2022-05-24
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-09-10
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-07-21
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-07-14
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-05-21
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-05-20
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-05-04
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-04-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-04-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-09-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-09-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-09-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-08-08
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-25
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2018-08-29
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2018-08-11
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2018-08-11
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2018-08-08
Haywood Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-04-22
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-04-22
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2015-09-17
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, P. Scharf on 2015-06-18
Avery Co.
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