Moths of North Carolina
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Plagodis fervidaria (Herrich-Schäffer, [1855]) - Fervid Plagodis Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: EnnominaeTribe: AnagoginiP3 Number: 911276.00 MONA Number: 6843.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist                                                                                 
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: Forests and woodlands (Wagner et al., 2001). We have records from a wide range of hardwood forests, including dry-xeric sand ridges, swamp forests, cove forests, and high elevation forests.
Larval Host Plants: Polyphagous, feeding on many hardwood trees and shrubs; also reported on Spruce (Wagner et al.,2001)
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 Plagodis fervidaria - Fervid Plagodis Moth

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

Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-04-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-07-05
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-04-23
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan on 2018-07-18
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-04-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-04-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-04-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2015-07-15
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2015-05-02
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2015-04-20
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2015-04-14
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2015-04-07
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: T. Nergart on 2014-06-28
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2014-06-13
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2014-05-04
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2014-04-25
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2013-07-26
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2012-04-08
Transylvania Co.
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