Habitats of North Carolina
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Floodplain Forests
Coastal Plain Wet-Hydric Floodplains
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Habitat Overview As in the General Wet-Hydric Floodplains, this habitat is defined by species that are restricted to forests growing in bottomlands, swamps, and the forested edges of lakes and impoundments. This group is further restricted in that the members occur nearly exclusively in the Coastal Plain, possibly due to its milder winters and more extensive areas of swamps and other wetlands; all species in this group require semi-permanent pools for breeding or foraging or that depend on such species as their major source of food.

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Defining Species
Taxa Global RankState RankImperilment Score
MOTHS
Catocala aestivalia GNRS2S41.49
Catocala lincolnana - Lincoln Underwing G3G4S2S32.62
Catocala orba - Orb Underwing G4S2S32.42
MAMMALS
Corynorhinus rafinesquii macrotis - Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat G3G4S31.90
Myotis austroriparius - Southeastern Bat G3G4S23.61
ODONATES
Coryphaeschna ingens - Regal Darner G5S22.84
Triacanthagyna trifida - Phantom Darner G5S15.39
SHRUBS
Crataegus aestivalis - May Hawthorn G5S22.84
SALAMANDERS
Desmognathus auriculatus - Southern Dusky Salamander G4S5
BIRDS
Ictinia mississippiensis - Mississippi Kite G5S31.49
FROGS
Pseudacris brimleyi - Brimley's Chorus Frog G5S41.00
Sum: 25.6
Average of 10: 2.56

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Updated on 2019-09-07 02:22:35

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