WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

59a0685 – 1923   Bryotropha similis (Stainton, 1854)

Janis von Heyking
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia similis Stainton, 1854
Gelechia clandestina Meyrick, 1923
Gelechia confinis Stainton, 1871
Bryotropha dufraneella Joannis, 1928
Bryotropha fuliginosella Snellen, 1882
Bryotropha novisimilis Li & Zheng, 1997
Gelechia obscurecinerea Nolcken, 1872
Gelechia pullifimbriella Clemens, 1863
Tinea similiella Doubleday, 1859
Gelechia stolidella Morris, 1872
Duvita tahavusella Forbes, 1922
Gelechia thuleella Zeller, 1857
Taxonomic Notes: Bryotropha similis (Stainton, 1854) replaces Bryotropha clandestina (Meyrick, 1923).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Rutten, T. & O. Karsholt, 2004. Review of the Nearctic species of Bryotropha Heinemann (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Zootaxa, 740: 1-42.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Bryotropha similis
11mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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