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

Calendar
Upcoming Events

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

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

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Scythris limbella - Chenopodium Scythris Moth - Hodges#1673

Mating pair of moths - Scythris limbella moth - Scythris limbella Scythris 01c - Scythris limbella Scythris limbella - Chenopodium Scythris Moth - Scythris limbella A Micro Moth - Scythris limbella Moth - Scythris limbella moth - Scythris limbella Scythris limbella
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Scythrididae (Flower Moths)
Genus Scythris
Species limbella (Chenopodium Scythris Moth - Hodges#1673)
Hodges Number
1673
Other Common Names
Goosefoot Owlet
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scythris limbella (Fabricius, 1775)
Tinea limbella Fabricius, 1775
* phylogenetic sequence #048750
Size
WS≈15mm
Range
Introduced from Europe.
Food
Chenopodium and Atriplex.