Episimus tyrius

620483.00 — 2703 — Episimus tyrius Heinrich, 1923 — Maple Leaftier

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:

Acer, Prunus


The several sightings of this species on Block Island are among the few records from New England of this primarily southeastern species.


  • 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.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 45.13. (out of print)
  • Species Page at BugGuide