Moths of North Carolina
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Xanthorhoe lacustrata (Guenée, [1858]) - Toothed Brown Carpet Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: LarentiinaeTribe: XanthorhoiniP3 Number: 910234.00 MONA Number: 7390.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONATechnical Description, Adults: Forbes (1948)                                                                                 
Adult Structural Features: Male antennae are serrate, not pectinate as in ferrugata (Forbes, 1948)
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 from the Coastal Plain come almost entirely from wet forests, including non-riverine swamp forests. Piedmont records also include riparian forests. Mountain records come from riparian forests and cove forests.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Impatiens (Dyar, cited by Forbes, 1948). Covell (1984) additionally lists Birch, Blackberry, Hawthorn, and Willow.
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Wet Hardwood Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S3S4
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 Xanthorhoe lacustrata - Toothed Brown Carpet Moth

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Recorded by: Stephen Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2021-09-14
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-08
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-16
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-05-08
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-04-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2021-03-27
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-03-12
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-10-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-08-26
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-15
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-03-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2019-09-17
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2019-09-11
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2019-07-27
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-04
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-06-24
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-03-28
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-09-28
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2018-08-18
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2018-08-17
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Owen and Pat McConnell on 2018-07-15
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-07-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2017-03-26
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2016-08-01
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Ed Corey on 2016-06-25
Washington Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2015-09-01
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2014-05-26
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2014-05-26
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Britta Muiznieks on 2014-05-23
Dare Co.
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