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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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Micros through Tortricidae
Refereed by John & Jane Balaban
Ectoedemia argyropeza
001075  –  0039
Canadian National Collection LG
Ectoedemia argyropeza
Ectoedemia populella
001425  –  0052
Canadian National Collection LG
Ectoedemia populella
Paraclemensia acerifoliella
005225  –  0181
Canadian National Collection LG
Paraclemensia acerifoliella
Tegeticula yuccasella
006025  –  0198
Jim McClarin
Tegeticula yuccasella
Nemapogon granella
008050  –  0266
Stephen Luk
Nemapogon granella
Nemapogon molybdanella
008100  –  0268
Rephah Berg
Nemapogon molybdanella
Phereoeca uterella
011550  –  0390
Ron Hemberger
Phereoeca uterella
Tinea pellionella
011950  –  0405
John Callender
Tinea pellionella
Siederia walshella
013050  –  0435
Jason Dombroskie
case
Siederia walshella
Dahlica triquetrella
013075  –  0436
Stephen Luk
Dahlica triquetrella
Psyche casta
013125  –  0437
Nolie Schneider
Psyche casta
Apterona helix
013150  –  0438
Margarethe Brummermann LG
Apterona helix
Oiketicus abbotii
013600  –  0454
Don Cadle LG
Oiketicus abbotii
Thyridopteryx meadii
013625  –  0455
Robyn J. Waayers
Thyridopteryx meadii
Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
013675  –  0457
Perry Babin
Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
Bedellia somnulentella
013900  –  0466
Doug Hughes LG
Bedellia somnulentella
Lyonetia sp.
014060  –  0472.97
Canadian National Collection LG
Lyonetia sp.
Acanthocnemes fuscoscapulella
014075  –  0473
Canadian National Collection LG
Acanthocnemes fuscoscapulella
Paraleucoptera albella
014125  –  0475
Canadian National Collection LG
Paraleucoptera albella
Bucculatrix canadensisella
016375  –  0560
Canadian National Collection LG
Bucculatrix canadensisella

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