Moths of North Carolina
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Baileya dormitans (Guenée, 1852) - Sleeping Baileya


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NolidaeSubfamily: RisobinaeP3 Number: 931150.00 MONA Number: 8971.00
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 almost entirely from rich, wet-mesic hardwood forests. These include cove forests and high elevation hardwooods in the mountains, brownwater river floodplains in the Coastal Plain, and mesic stands of hardwoods in the Piedmont.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Hickories and Walnuts (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 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 dormitans - Sleeping Baileya

Photos: 26

Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-05-27
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2020-08-04
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-22
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2020-05-26
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-08-04
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-07-26
Alamance Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn on 2019-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-27
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-25
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2018-06-03
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2017-07-23
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2016-06-14
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, S. Hall on 2015-07-22
Stanly 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: Kyle Kittelberger on 2011-04-30
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2010-07-14
Warren Co.
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