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

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


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Nemapogon auropulvella - Hodges#0263

Nemapogon - Nemapogon auropulvella Nemapogon auropulvella 7 mm Moth - Nemapogon auropulvella Nemapogon auropulvella - Ontario - Nemapogon auropulvella Nemapogon auropulvella Nemapogon auropulvella Nemapogon auropulvella NY Moth - Nemapogon auropulvella
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 Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Nemapogoninae
Genus Nemapogon
Species auropulvella (Nemapogon auropulvella - Hodges#0263)
Hodges Number
0263
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nemapogon auropulvella (Chambers, 1873)
Tinea auropulvella Chambers, 1873 (1)
auripulvella (Dietz, 1905) missp.
Numbers
There are more than 16 species of the genus Nemapogon in America north of Mexico. (2)
Identification
The original description as Tinea auropulvella Chambers, is available in the print references below.
Range
Heppner (2003) listed the range as New Hampshire to Florida, British Columbia to Texas. (3), (4), (5)
Season
Adults are most common from May to September. (6)
Heppner (2003) reported adults during February in Florida. (4)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the larva are fungus and detritus(?) feeders. (4)
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Busck, A. 1904. Tineid moths from British Columbia, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 27: 776. (7)
Chambers, V.T. 1873. Micro-Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 5(5): 90. (1)
Chambers, V.T. 1875. Tineina from Canada. The Canadian Entomologist, 7: 125.
Forbes, W.T.M. 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States, Cornell University, 129. (8)
Works Cited
1.Micro-Lepidoptera
V. T. Chambers. 1873. The Canadian Entomologist 5(5): 85-91.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
4.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
5. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Gregory R. Pohl, Gary G. Anweiler, B. Christian Schmidt, Norbert G. Kondla. 2010. ZooKeys 38: 1–549.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.Tineid moths from British Columbia, with descriptions of new species
A. Busck. 1904. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 27: 745-778.
8.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
9.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems