WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

59a0600 – 1685   Metzneria lappella (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Burdock Seedhead Moth

David Reed
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena lappella Linnaeus, 1758
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 7.31m; p. 85. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Metzneria lappella
John Davis
Metzneria lappella
Robin McLeod
Metzneria lappella
Tom Murray
Metzneria lappella
Eric LaGasa & WSDA
Metzneria lappella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Metzneria lappella
Jim Vargo
Metzneria lappella
SangMi Lee

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone