Moths of North Carolina
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5 NC Records

Pristerognatha agilana (Clemens, 1860) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Tortricoidea Family: TortricidaeSubfamily: OlethreutinaeTribe: OlethreutiniP3 Number: 620630.01 MONA Number: 2831.00 MONA Synonym: Pristerognatha fuligana
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF                                                                                 
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 come from cove forests and alluvial forests in the Mountains. The habitat used in the Piedmont is unrecorded by probably is fairly wet.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Impatiens, including capensis (Robinson et al., 2010)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Broadleaf Herbaceous Mires
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S2S4
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 Pristerognatha agilana - No common name

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: J. Merrill Lynch on 2015-05-12
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: J. Merrill Lynch on 2015-05-12
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2012-04-27
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2012-04-27
Wake Co.
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