Moths of North Carolina
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Baileya ophthalmica (Guenée, 1852) - Eyed Baileya


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NolidaeSubfamily: RisobinaeP3 Number: 931149.00 MONA Number: 8970.00
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: Our records come primarily from wet-mesic forests but there are also some from drier ridges and summits
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on American Hornbeam, Hop Hornbeam, American Hazel, and Beaked Hazel (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Corylaceous Thickets and Understories
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
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 Baileya ophthalmica - Eyed Baileya

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Recorded by: Lior Carlson, Richard Teper on 2021-08-04
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-06
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: jim Petranka on 2021-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-06-15
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-13
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-13
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-05-21
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-05-17
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-06-13
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-09
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-09
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: Owen and Pat McConnell on 2019-06-05
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-05-30
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2019-05-25
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-31
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2017-05-01
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2017-04-28
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, P. Scharf on 2015-06-18
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2015-05-31
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Ed Corey on 2015-05-16
Alleghany Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, L. Amos on 2015-05-12
Warren Co.
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