Moths of North Carolina
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368 NC Records

Heterocampa obliqua Packard, 1864 - Oblique Heterocampa


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NotodontidaeSubfamily: HeterocampinaeP3 Number: 930075.00 MONA Number: 7983.00
Comments: One of 21 species in this genus that occur in North America north of Mexico (Lafontaine and Schmidt, 2010), seven of which have been recorded in North Carolina.
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); 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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Immature 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:
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on oaks (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
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 Heterocampa obliqua - Oblique Heterocampa

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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2022-08-02
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2022-08-02
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan, and Steve Hall on 2022-07-24
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan, and Steve Hall on 2022-07-24
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2022-07-04
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-06-21
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Richard Teper on 2022-06-16
Jackson Co.
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Recorded by: Richard Teper on 2022-06-16
Macon Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2022-06-10
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2022-06-09
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2022-06-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2022-05-31
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: David George, L. M. Carlson on 2021-09-11
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-08-15
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-08-13
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2021-08-02
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-29
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-13
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2021-07-06
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-07-05
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-19
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-19
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-17
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan and Steve Hall on 2021-06-08
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-04
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-04
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan and Steve Hall on 2021-05-11
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan and Steve Hall on 2021-05-11
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-15
Madison Co.
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