WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

930216 – 8098.1   Clemensia ochreata Schmidt & Sullivan, 2018
             Little Ochre Lichen Moth

Robert L. Zimlich
Distribution: NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, MS, LA, eastern TX
Genitalia: See ZooKeys, 788: 39-55.
Similar Species:
  • 8098 Clemensia albata, 8098.1 Clemensia ochreata, 8098.2 C. umbrata are best separated by differences in genitalia where ranges overlap.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Clemensia ochreata Schmidt & Sullivan, 2018
Clemensia ochracea Schmidt, Lafontaine & Troubridge, 2018
Nola patella of authors not Druce, 1885
Taxonomic Notes: Clemensia ochreata Schmidt & Sullivan, 2018, n. sp., ZooKeys, 788: 47. This species was listed as Clemensia patella of authors; (not Druce, 1885) in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010).
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & J.B. Sullivan, 2018. Three species in one: a revision of Clemensia albata Packard (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). ZooKeys, 788: 39-55.
  • Schmidt, B.C., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Clemensia ochreata
Robert L. Zimlich
Clemensia ochreata
Stuart Marcus
Clemensia ochreata
18mm - f. - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Clemensia ochreata
LG – Jim Troubridge

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