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Lichen Moths and their Kin
of the New England Region
(tigers, tussocks, underwings, fruit piercers, litter moths)
(tiger moths, wasp moths, and lichen moths)
Presented by Sam Jaffe and The Caterpillar Lab.
The following resources were used in the creation of these galleries:
• Samuel Jaffe original photographs and associated Life History Notes.
• David Wagner accounts from "The Caterpillars of Eastern North America"
Painted Lichen Moth
Other New England Lithosiini species not yet represented here
• Cisthene packardii – Packard's Lichen Moth
• Lycomorpha pholus – Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth
• Hypoprepia miniata – Scarlet-winged Lichen Moth
• Clemensia albata – Little White Lichen Moth
• Crambidia casta – Pearly-winged Lichen Moth
• Crambidia pallida – Pale Lichen Moth
• Manulea bicolor – Bicolored Moth
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