Chalcoela iphitalis

801069.00 — 4895 — Chalcoela iphitalis (Walker, 1859) — Sooty-winged Chalcoela

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Polistes (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Vespidae)

Polistes (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Vespidae)


Mimic of jumping spiders (Salticidae).


  • 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. 22.12m; p. 172. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide