Species List

Moths

[preliminary list selected from list by Kelly Richers]


Suborder Ditrysia

  • Cossidae

    • Prionoxystus robiniae – carpenter moth
  • Lasiocampidae -tent caterpillars

    • Malacosoma californicum – California tent caterpillar moth
    • Phyllodesma americana – American lappet moth
    • Tolype distincta
  • Saturniidae -royal moths

    • Hemileuca eganterina -sheep moth
    • Hemileuca hera – Hera sheep moth
    • Hyalophora euryalus – Ceanothus silkmoth
  • Sphingidae -sphinx moths

    • Hyles lineata – white-lined sphinx
    • Proserpinus clarkiae – Clark's sphinx
    • Smerinthus cerisyi – eyed sphinx
    • Sphinx perelegans
    • Sphinx sequoiae
    • Sphinx vashti – Vashti sphinx
  • Notodontidae – prominents

    • Clostera apicalis
    • Notodonta pacifica
    • Pheosia rimosa
  • Lymantriidae – tussock moths

    • Leucoma salicis – satin moth
  • Noctuidae - noctuid moths

    • Androloma maccullouchi
    • Annaphila miona
    • Scoliopteryx libatrix – herald moth
  • Arctiinae [subfamily of Noctuidae] - tiger moths

    • Arctia caja – garden tiger moth
    • Estigmene acrea – salt marsh caterpillar moth
    • Gnophaela latipennis – Sierran pericopine moth
    • Leptarctia californiae
    • Lophocampa maculata – banded tussock moth
    • Parasemia plantaginis
    • Pyrrharctia isabella – Isabella tiger moth
    • Spilosoma vestalis – vestal tiger moth
    • Spilosoma vagans – wandering tiger moth

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