WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

80a1133 – 4796   Microtheoris ophionalis (Walker, 1859)
             Yellow-veined Moth

Carol Wolf
Distribution: Type locality: Jacksonville, FL.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Rhodaria? ophionalis Walker, 1859
Botis nasonialis Zeller, 1873
Botis sesquialteralis Zeller, 1873
Microtheoris lacustris Munroe, 1961
Microtheoris eremica Munroe, 1961
Microtheoris baboquivariensis Munroe, 1961
Microtheoris occidentalis Munroe, 1961
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Munroe, E., 1972. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae (part), Odontiinae, Glaphryiinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 13.1B: 147, order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 21.36m; p. 170. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Microtheoris ophionalis
Charles Melton - DNA
Microtheoris ophionalis
John Davis
Microtheoris ophionalis
Mike Quinn
Microtheoris ophionalis
Bob Patterson
Microtheoris ophionalis
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Microtheoris ophionalis
Jim Vargo
Microtheoris ophionalis
Jim Vargo
Microtheoris ophionalis
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