Moths of North Carolina
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Horisme intestinata (Guenée, [1858]) - Brown Bark Carpet Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: LarentiinaeTribe: EupitheciiniP3 Number: 910292.00 MONA Number: 7445.00
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 wet-mesic hardwood forests, ranging from swamp and bottomland forests in the Coastal Plain and Piedmont to northern hardwoods and cove forests in the Mountains.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Clematis (Wagner,2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests
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 Horisme intestinata - Brown Bark Carpet Moth

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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-10-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-16
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-05-03
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-05-03
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-10-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-09
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Susie Moffat on 2018-08-21
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2018-06-18
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2018-05-20
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-04-30
Guilford 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, K. Kittelberger on 2015-06-18
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2013-08-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2013-04-30
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny / Jackie Nelson on 2012-05-31
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2012-04-19
Mecklenburg Co.
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