Moths of North Carolina
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Nadata gibbosa (J.E. Smith, 1797) - White-dotted Prominent


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NotodontidaeSubfamily: PhalerinaeP3 Number: 930046.00 MONA Number: 7915.00
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 from good quality photos, especially where associated with known host plants.
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: Barrens, woodlands, and forests (Wagner, 2005). Our records come from nearly all types of hardwood forests found in the state, including bottomlands, mesic slopes, dry sand ridges, cove forests, and northern hardwoods at high elevations.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae are polyphagous, feeding mainly on oaks and other Facaceae but also recorded on a number of other species of hardwood trees and shrubs.
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General 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 Nadata gibbosa - White-dotted Prominent

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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-08-02
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-29
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-07-21
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-06-26
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-01
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2021-05-27
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-05-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-05-13
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan and Steve Hall on 2021-05-10
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-08
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-04
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-03
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-04-29
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-28
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-19
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-04-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2021-04-12
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Morgan Freese on 2021-04-08
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-08-28
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Taylor on 2020-08-20
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-08-11
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-08-08
Durham Co.
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