Moths of North Carolina
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Hypena madefactalis Guenée, 1854 - Gray-edged Bomolocha



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Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HypeninaeP3 Number: 930568.00 MONA Number: 8447.00
Comments: One of 29 species in this genus that occur in North America north of Mexico (Lafontaine and Schmidt, 2010). Fifteen species have been recorded in North Carolina.
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Bomolocha madefactalis); 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
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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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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: North Carolina records come from a variety of rich hardwood forest, ranging from mesic, high elevation stands, cove forests, and Amphibolite ridges in the Mountains and alluvial and mafic forests in the Piedmont. Coastal Plain sites may all be associated with planted walnuts.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Black Walnut; one was also reared on Shagbark Hickory (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 Hypena madefactalis - Gray-edged Bomolocha

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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2021-05-29
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-20
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-12
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-17
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-09
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2020-07-25
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2020-07-19
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-15
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger on 2020-06-14
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-06-09
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-15
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-05-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2019-08-19
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-08
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-07-29
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn on 2019-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-19
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2019-06-30
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-15
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-06-01
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-20
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2018-08-11
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2018-07-18
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-07-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-30
Madison Co.
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