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

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

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

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

Photos of 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

Previous events


Species Gondysia telma - Hodges#8726.1

Gondysia telma Larva Dark Form - Gondysia telma Gondysia telma Larva Light Form - Gondysia telma Gondysia telma Pupation - Gondysia telma 4/6/18 moth 2 - Gondysia telma Gondysia telma - female Gondysia telma Gondysia telma Gondysia telma
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Gondysia
Species telma (Gondysia telma - Hodges#8726.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gondysia telma (Sullivan, 2010)
Neadysgonia telma Sullivan, 2010
Phylogenetic Sequence # 930960
Unless you have evidence of rearing, dissection or a DNA test, the images of moths in these two species should be placed ----> here

south-eastern USA (1)(2)
There are multiple broods throughout its range with adults on the wing from April through September. (3)
See Also
We cannot easily separate the adults from the very similar species, Gondysia smithii, Smith's Darkwing Moth.