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Discussion of 2018 gathering

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


Genus Glaphyria

Yellow moth - Glaphyria sesquistrialis Glaphyria fulminalis Moth - Glaphyria sesquistrialis White-roped Glaphyria - Hodges#4870 (Glaphyria sequistrialis)? - Glaphyria unknown Glaphyria - Glaphyria Crambidae: Glaphyria sequistrialis - Glaphyria sesquistrialis Crambidae, White-roped Glaphyria - Glaphyria sesquistrialis Glaphyria sequistrialis - Glaphyria sesquistrialis
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Glaphyriinae
Genus Glaphyria
6 species in North America (
wingspan 10-15 mm, based on five specimens by Jim Vargo at MPG
Adult: forewing yellowish (with very large dark brown patch in 2 species, wavy white lines in G. sequistrialis, and white shading in G. glaphyralis) or dark brown with diffuse white patches (in G. basiflavalis)
hindwing light gray with diffuse yellow or brown patch
New England to Florida, west to Texas, north to Michigan and Ontario
Internet References
pinned adult images of 5 species by Jim Vargo (Moth Photographers Group)