Metzneria lappella

420600.00 — 1685 — Metzneria lappella (Linnaeus, 1758) — Burdock Seedhead Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:



  • 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)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 7.31m; p. 85. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide