Moths of North Carolina
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Lochmaeus bilineata (Packard, 1864) - Double-lined Prominent



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Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NotodontidaeSubfamily: HeterocampinaeP3 Number: 930091.00 MONA Number: 7999.00
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.
Larvae ID Requirements: Identifiable only through rearing to adulthood.
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: Woodlands and forests (Wagner, 2005). Our records come predominantly from bottomland and mesic hardwood forests, and from areas with both rich, circumneutral soils and acidic blackwater alluvial forests.
Larval Host Plants: Polyphagous, feeding on a range of hardwood trees but with an apparent preference for Elm and Basswood (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Wet-Mesic Hardwood 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 Lochmaeus bilineata - Double-lined Prominent

47 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-28
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-20
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-29
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-13
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-13
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-02
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 2019-08-31
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2019-07-28
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-25
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-11
Madison 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 2019-06-16
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2019-06-10
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-06-04
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-23
Guilford Co.
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