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 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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

Previous events

Tischeria Moth

Tischeria Moth
Mobile (Dog River), Mobile County, Alabama, USA
September 23, 2014
Size: TL ≈ 4mm
Perhaps a Tischeria Moth?

Moved from Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

Yes, this definitely is in Tischeriidae, and it is one of the oak-feeding spp., one of which is in Tischeria and the rest in Coptotriche. As to determining which species it is, it would need to be dissected, and the genital morphology compared with the illustrations in Braun's revision.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.