Rupela sejuncta

800706.00 — 5312 — Rupela sejuncta Heinrich, 1937

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
life history unknown

life history unknown


Block Island is near the northern end of the range of this coastal species. Two very similar congeners are found in the Southeast US.

Sex Differences

Forewing underside darkened along costa in male only


  • 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.
  • Heinrich, C., 1937. Moths of the genus Rupela (Pyralididae: Schoenobiinae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 84(3019): 373; pl. 26, figs. 14-14c; pl. 32, fig. 39.
  • Species Page at BugGuide