Elophila gyralis

800727.00 — 4751 — Elophila gyralis (Hulst, 1886) — Waterlily Borer

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Nymphaea odorata

Aquatic plants

Sex Differences

Wing maculation sexually dimorphic.


  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide