Leucania extincta

932937.00 — 10439 — Leucania extincta Guenée, 1852

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
life history unknown

life history unknown


This species ranges south to the Gulf Coast and is most common in FL and south GA. It is the commonest species of Leucania at the Hunt property, where 24 individuals were recorded in 2019 alone. It appears to be almost entirely restricted to dune habitats on Block Island.


  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at Robert W. Poole's Nearctica.com