Limnaecia phragmitella

420401.00 — 1515 — Limnaecia phragmitella Stainton, 1851 — Shy Cosmet

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Typha angustata



  • 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)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 48; pl. 1.17, 4.5-6. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 7.20m; p. 82. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide