Platyedra subcinerea

420591.00 — 2262 — Platyedra subcinerea (Haworth, 1828) — Cotton Stem Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:



While most recent Nearctic records of this species are from the West Coast and especially CA, where it was introduced around 1990, it is additionally known from ON, NH, and NY and has been present in the northeast for over 50 years.


  • 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 10.41m; p. 103. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide