Moths of North Carolina
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Baileya levitans (Smith, 1906) - Pale Baileya


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NolidaeSubfamily: RisobinaeP3 Number: 931152.00 MONA Number: 8972.00
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 mainly from rich, wet-mesic hardwood forests. These include Northern Hardwoods and cove forests in the Mountain, rich, mesic hardwoods in the Piedmont, and brownwater river floodplains in the Coastal Plain
Larval Host Plants: Larvae have been recorded on Shagbark Hickory and have been reared in captivity on Pignut Hickory and Walnut (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for Rich Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 [S4]
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 levitans - Pale Baileya

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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-07-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-04-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-04-10
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-25
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-24
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-10
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2018-07-18
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-04-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-04-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2017-04-16
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny/Jackie Nelson on 2012-07-08
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2011-04-07
Warren Co.
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