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

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

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

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

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

Discussion, 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

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

Previous events

moth - Scythris limbella

moth - Scythris limbella
Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
July 28, 2007
behaved much like a leafhopper

1663.1 -- Chenopodium Scythris Moth -- Scythris limbella least it looks very much like Nolie Schneider's photo at MPG from the Ottawa area.

© Nolie Schneider at MPG

Please email me at regarding permission to display on plates at Moth Photographers Group your moth/larva photos that have been posted here. Thanks.

Scythris limbella
That looks like a good ID to me. I was actually going to write that the black region on the end of the wings sticks up higher than the rest of the wings as is seeing in Nolie's image. Do you think I have enough of a case for a new guide page?


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