Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFNotodontidae Members: 37 NC Records

Nerice bidentata Walker, 1855 - Double-toothed Prominent


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NotodontidaeSubfamily: NotodontinaeTribe: NotodontiniP3 Number: 930018.00 MONA Number: 7929.00
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
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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: Our records come almost entirely from bottomland hardwoods, particularly with rich alluvial soils.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Elms, probably primarily on large-leafed species, i.e., American and Slippery Elms (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for Rich Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S4
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 Nerice bidentata - Double-toothed Prominent

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-04-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-04-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-08
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-07
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-01
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: Gary Maness on 2020-05-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-25
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-28
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: Gary Maness on 2019-04-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-08-15
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-10
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-05-08
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2015-04-22
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: L.Amos on 2013-06-12
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2012-04-26
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2011-05-02
Camden Co.
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Recorded by: FKW on 2007-09-14
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: FKW on 2006-06-11
Gates Co.
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