Moths of North Carolina
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19 NC Records

Aethes ringsi (Metzler, 1999) - Rings' Aethes Moth

Superfamily: Tortricoidea Family: TortricidaeSubfamily: TortricinaeTribe: CochyliniP3 Number: 620203.00 MONA Number: 3780.00 MONA Synonym: Cochylis ringsi
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLD                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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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
Larval Host Plants: Larval host plants appear to be unknown.
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S3S4
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.

 Photo Gallery for Aethes ringsi - Rings' Aethes Moth

Photos: 3

Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2015-06-19
Wake Co.
Recorded by: F. Williams, S. Williams on 2014-08-28
Gates Co.
Recorded by: Doug Blatny / Jackie Nelson on 2014-05-31
Ashe Co.