Some Rarely Pictured North American Moths

in The Clemson University Arthropod Collection


The following list represents moth species many of which had not been previously pictured on the Web (as searched by Google © ) in May 2004. They were photographed in The Clemson University Arthropod Collection, with the kind permission of Dr. John Morse, curator emeritus of the Museum. Click on any name to go to a page depicting a specimen and including collection data. (2013: Some family names are now defunct--just haven't had time to update them.)

Hodges No.       Family                    Species

  367                Tineidae                 Acrolophus morus
  373                      "                       Acrololphus popeanella
  457                Psychidae              Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
1014                Oecophoridae       Antaeotricha leucillana
1059                Oecophoridae       Mathildana newmanella
1986                Gelechiidae          Gnorimoschema galaesolidaginis
2162                          "                  Filatima ornatifimbriella
2565                Sesiidae                Synanthedon pyri
2571                       "                     Synanthedon decipiens
2576                       "                     Synanthedon bibionipennis
2596                       "                     Carmenta bassiformis
2703               Tortricidae             Episimus tyrius
3009                       "                     Eucosma robinsonana
4750               Pyralidae               Munroessa nebulosalis   
4754                      "                      Synclita tinealis            
4758                      "                      Langessa nomophilalis
4763                      "                      Parapoynx seminealis
4785                      "                      Eopargyractis irroratalis
5218                      "                      Palpita quadristigmalis
5243                      "                      Pleuroptya silicalis
5248                      "                      Lygropia tripunctata
5253                      "                      Diastictis argyralis
5268                      "                      Psara obscuralis
5272                      "                      Herpetogramma bipunctalis
5293.1                   "                      Conchylodes platinalis
5403                      "                      Agriphila vulgivagella
5438                      "                      Thaumatopsis edonis
5530                      "                      Herculia binodulalis
5778                      "                      Salebria nigricans
6007                      "                      Vitula edmandsii
                     Pterophoridae          Exalastis pumilio
                                "                    Geina sheppardi
6160                        "                    Adaina ambrosiae
6210                        "                    Oidaematophorus balanotes
6212                        "                    Oidaematophorus kellicottii
6335             Geometridae           Macaria (Semiothisa) aequiferaria
6658                       "                    Phigalea titea
6680                       "                    Cabera quadrifasciaria
7029                       "                    Nemoria elfa
8072             Arctiidae                 Cisthene packardii
8122                    "                       Holomelina rubicundaria
8298             Lymantriidae          Dasychira meridionalis
8301                        "                   Dasychira leucophaea
8385             Noctuidae               Renia fraternalis
8502                     "                      Metalectra tantillus
8743                     "                      Mocis latipes
8751                     "                      Ptichodis bistrigata
8991                     "                      Nola sorghiella
9240                     "                      Acronicta pruni
9650                     "                      Anorthodes tarda
10403                   "                      Lacinipolia erecta
10455                   "                      Leucania scirpicola
10521.1                   "                   Morrisonia (Polia) latex
10901                   "                      Euagrotis lubricans
10903                   "                      Euagrotis illapsa

Photos by John Snyder, Dept. of Biology, Furman University