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

Information about 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


Subfamily Pterophorinae

6234 -- Morning-glory Plume Moth - Emmelina monodactyla Plume Moth Unknown Plumemoth - Emmelina monodactyla Artichoke Plume Moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus Pterophoridae: Platyptilia carduidactylus? - Platyptilia Emmelina monodactyla Geina sp. plume moth - Geina Amblyptilia pica? - Amblyptilia pica
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
one of two subfamilies in this family in North America listed at All-Leps; the other subfamily (Agdistinae) is represented in North America by a single species, Agdistis americana
146 species in 25 genera in two tribes in North America listed at All-Leps