Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFGeometridae Members: 5 NC Records

Leptostales ferruminaria (Zeller, 1872) - Light-ribboned Wave

Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: SterrhinaeTribe: ScopuliniP3 Number: 910590.00 MONA Number: 7180.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
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: We have several records from a diabase barren, but also from lakeshore and hardwood forest habitats.
Larval Host Plants: Host plants appear to be unknown.
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S2S3
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 Photo Gallery for Leptostales ferruminaria - Light-ribboned Wave

Photos: 2

Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2016-07-30
Mecklenburg Co.
Recorded by: Paul Scharf on 2012-02-25
Warren Co.