Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFErebidae Members: 211 NC Records

Hyperstrotia pervertens (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918) - Dotted Graylet Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: PhytometrinaeP3 Number: 930729.00 MONA Number: 9037.00
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 from bottomland, mesic, and dry-xeric forests
Larval Host Plants: Larvae have been reported from both Beech and Oak, but Beech may be favored (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
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 Hyperstrotia pervertens - Dotted Graylet Moth

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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-27
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-06-02
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Lior Carlson on 2020-05-30
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2020-02-20
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2019-05-25
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-10-09
Madison 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 2018-06-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-06-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-06-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-30
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2016-05-12
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2015-05-09
Durham Co.
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