Moths of North Carolina
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Oligocentria lignicolor (Walker, 1855) - White-streaked Prominent


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NotodontidaeSubfamily: HeterocampinaeP3 Number: 930110.00 MONA Number: 8017.00
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: Barrens, woodlands, and forests (Wagner, 2005). Our records span the range of hardwood forests in North Carolina, from maritime forests to northern hardwoods.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on members of the Fagaceae, including Beech, Chestnut, and Oaks but also reported on birch (Wagner 2005)
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 Oligocentria lignicolor - White-streaked Prominent

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

Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2021-08-11
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-08-02
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-08-02
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2021-07-21
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-14
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-06-11
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2021-06-10
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-01
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-01
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2021-05-31
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2021-05-31
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-19
Wake 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: Gary Maness on 2021-04-30
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-08-22
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-07-25
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2020-07-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-07-22
Madison 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 2020-06-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2019-07-01
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2019-05-22
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2018-08-22
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2018-08-22
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2018-07-19
Ashe Co.
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