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Digital Guide to Moth Identification

Archived Photos of Living Moths

Please see the page on submitting photos (link above at right). Photos that are identified here are retained for later use on pages like this one and on individual species pages. For photos to be usable here they must be capable of cropping and reduction to fit a square 225 x 225 pixels in size. A different size (300 x 225) will be used for some species that normally pose with the wings fully spread.

Photos are preferred of moths oriented head upward rather than at an angle. Normally, four photos, each by a different photographer, will be the limit per species. Exceptions might be made for species where there are many morphs, forms and aberrations. Better photos will replace those not as capable of helping to identify the species. There is no guarantee that a photo, once in the archive, will be retained permanently.

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Noctuidae (2)
Refereed by John & Jane Balaban
93209611149 – Three-lined Flower Moth – Schinia trifascia
Schinia trifascia
Canadian National Collection LG

Schinia trifascia
Giff Beaton LG
on thoroughwort
Schinia trifascia
Giff Beaton LG
on Baccharis halimifolia_Groundsel Bush
93208911152Schinia tobia
Schinia tobia
Canadian National Collection LG

93213811155 – Desert Marigold Moth – Schinia miniana
Schinia miniana
Canadian National Collection LG

93207011157Schinia biundulata
Schinia biundulata
Canadian National Collection LG

93213711160Schinia ligeae
Schinia ligeae
Canadian National Collection LG

93213611161Schinia jaegeri
Schinia jaegeri
Canadian National Collection LG

93208011163Schinia felicitata
Schinia felicitata
Canadian National Collection LG

93208211164 – Primrose Moth – Schinia florida
Schinia florida
Canadian National Collection LG

Schinia florida
Canadian National Collection LG

Schinia florida
Jason Dombroskie

Schinia florida
Canadian National Collection LG

Schinia florida
Jason Dombroskie

Schinia florida
Jason Dombroskie

Schinia florida
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

93214711166Schinia regia
Schinia regia
Canadian National Collection LG

93214611167Schinia niveicosta
Schinia niveicosta
Canadian National Collection LG

93208311168 – Clouded Crimson Moth – Schinia gaurae
Schinia gaurae
Canadian National Collection LG

Schinia gaurae
Bob Beatson LG

Schinia gaurae
Heidi Ware LG

Schinia gaurae
Bob Beatson LG

Schinia gaurae
Canadian National Collection LG

Schinia gaurae
Heidi Ware LG

Schinia gaurae
Jane & John Balaban LG

Schinia gaurae
Karen Anthonisen Finch

Schinia gaurae
Lyn Atherton LG

Schinia gaurae
Richard Crook LG

Schinia gaurae
Bob Webster LG

93214411173.1Schinia carmosina
Schinia carmosina
Canadian National Collection LG

93215611177 – Goldenrod Flower Moth – Schinia nundina
Schinia nundina
Brody J. Thomassen LG

Schinia nundina
Valerie G. Bugh

Schinia nundina
Martha Reinhardt

93211811183Schinia diffusa
Schinia diffusa
Canadian National Collection LG

93217111199 – Chrysellus Flower Moth – Schinia chrysellus
Schinia chrysellus
Valerie G. Bugh

Schinia chrysellus
Valerie G. Bugh

Schinia chrysellus
Valerie G. Bugh

93206711204Schinia citrinellus
Schinia citrinellus
Canadian National Collection LG

Schinia citrinellus
Canadian National Collection LG

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