Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Species Geina periscelidactylus - Grape Plume Moth - Hodges#6091

Geina periscelidactylus - Hodges#6091 - Geina periscelidactylus which plume moth? - Geina periscelidactylus Grape Plume Moth  - Hodges #6091 (Geina periscelidactylus) - Geina periscelidactylus Grape Plume - Geina periscelidactylus Geina periscelidactylus - male - female Geina periscelidactylus caterpillar - Geina periscelidactylus Geina periscelidactylus pupa - Geina periscelidactylus  Grape Plume Moth - Geina periscelidactylus
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae
Tribe Platyptiliini
Genus Geina
Species periscelidactylus (Grape Plume Moth - Hodges#6091)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pterophorus periscelidactylus
one of four species for North America
wingspan approximately 16 mm
adults seen June-July
larvae feed on grape and Virgina creeper
Life Cycle
Life cycle images:
larva, pupa, adult
considered a pest of grape
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page with photographs of living and pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photograph of pinned adult and related species for comparison. (BOLD) - photograph of pinned adults, collection records.