WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

931651 – 9748   Plagiomimicus spumosum (Grote, 1874)
             Frothy Moth

Carl Barrentine
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Stibadium spumosum Grote, 1874
Stibadium mavina Barnes & McDunnough, 1910
Taxonomic Notes: Plagiomimicus spumosum: Includes as a synonym Plagiomimicus mavina [9749]. Formerly placed in the genus Stibadium.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Poole, R. W., 1995. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 92; pl. 3.27-30. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Plagiomimicus spumosum
Mark Dreiling
Plagiomimicus spumosum
Ken Childs
Plagiomimicus spumosum
Gary Anweiler
Plagiomimicus spumosum
30mm – 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