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Lichen Moths and their Kin

of the New England Region 

Family:  Erebidae   

(tigers, tussocks, underwings, fruit piercers, litter moths) 

Subfamily:  Arctiinae   

(tiger moths, wasp moths, and lichen moths)

Tribe: Lithosiini

(Lichen moths)

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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"

Moth Photographer's Group range maps

Anchor 1

Hypoprepia fucosa

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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