Dichomeris marginella

420517.00 — 2282 — Dichomeris marginella (Fabricius, 1781) — Juniper Webworm

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Juniperus virginiana



  • 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.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1, p. 46; pl. 1.14. order or free PDF
  • Nordin, G. L. & J. E. Appleby. 1969. Bionomics of the juniper webworm. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 62: 287-292.
  • Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler. 2009. Moths of Western North America. Univ. California Press, Berkeley., Pl. 10.37m; p. 102. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Weiss, H. B. & R. B. Lott. 1922. The juniper webworm, Ypsolophus marginellus. Entomol. News 33: 80-82. textPage content developed with support from Encyclopedia of Life.