WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

930215.1 – 8098.2   Clemensia umbrata Packard, 1872
             Little Shaded Lichen Moth

David Reed
Distribution: NS west Pacific coast and south into central CA, northern ID, northern Great Lakes, VT and southern Appalachians, ZooKeys, 788: 44.
and Size:
July to early August
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. See flight times.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Clemensia umbrata Packard, 1872
Clemensia irrorata Edwards, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Clemensia umbrata Packard, 1872 is raised from synonymy of 8098 C. albata, ZooKeys, 788: 42.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • 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
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Clemensia umbrata
John Davis
Clemensia umbrata
John Davis
Clemensia umbrata
Carl Barrentine
Clemensia umbrata
Carl Barrentine
Clemensia umbrata
Carl Barrentine
Clemensia umbrata
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