Acalyptris thoracealbella

160074.00 — 0112 — Acalyptris thoracealbella (Chambers, 1873)
Images copyright: Ken Childs (TN)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
life history unknown

life history unknown

Life History



Superficially similar to Etainia sericopeza, a much larger species, but otherwise not easily confused with any other species in the Northeast


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide