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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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Notodontidae - Lymantriidae
Refereed by John & Jane Balaban
Dasychira dorsipennata
930145  –  8293
Canadian National Collection LG
Dasychira dorsipennata
Dasychira vagans
930146  –  8294
Jason Dombroskie
Dasychira vagans
Dasychira meridionalis
930150  –  8298
Machele White
Dasychira meridionalis
Dasychira obliquata
930154  –  8302
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG
Dasychira obliquata
Dasychira plagiata
930156  –  8304
Canadian National Collection LG
Dasychira plagiata
Dasychira manto
930159  –  8307
McGuire Center LG
Dasychira manto
Orgyia antiqua
930160  –  8308
Harvey Schmidt LG
Orgyia antiqua
Orgyia vetusta
930161  –  8309
Aaron Schusteff LG
Orgyia vetusta
Orgyia pseudotsugata
930164  –  8312
Bob Barber LG
Orgyia pseudotsugata
Orgyia detrita
930165  –  8313
Seth Ausubel LG
Orgyia detrita
Orgyia definita
930166  –  8314
Canadian National Collection LG
Orgyia definita
Orgyia leuschneri
930167  –  8315
Jason Robert O'Gorman LG
Orgyia leuschneri
Orgyia leucostigma
930168  –  8316
Nolie Schneider
Orgyia leucostigma
Lymantria dispar
930141  –  8318
Canadian National Collection LG
Lymantria dispar
Leucoma salicis
930170  –  8319
Don Johnston LG
Leucoma salicis

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