Moths of North Carolina
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Hypena baltimoralis (Guenée, 1854) - Baltimore Bomolocha


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: ErebidaeSubfamily: HypeninaeP3 Number: 930562.00 MONA Number: 8442.00
Comments: One of 29 species in this genus that occur in North America north of Mexico (Lafontaine and Schmidt, 2010). Fifteen species have been recorded in North Carolina.
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984; as Bomolocha baltimoralis); 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
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Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on maples, including Red and Silver (Wagner et al., 2011)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Maple 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 Hypena baltimoralis - Baltimore Bomolocha

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-05-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-04-19
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-04-08
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-28
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-03-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen and Pat McConnell on 2019-09-26
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-09-02
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-27
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-07
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-08-06
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-07-27
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-21
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2019-06-11
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-11
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2019-06-02
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2019-06-01
Stokes Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-28
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-28
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2019-05-16
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-05-15
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 2019-04-25
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-04-22
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-04-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-07
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Hunter Phillips on 2019-04-03
Onslow Co.
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