Agriphila vulgivagellus

800922.00 — 5403 — Agriphila vulgivagellus (Clemens, 1860) — Vagabond Crambus
♂ ♀

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:



This species is superabundant in grassy areas on Block Island during its brief fall flight. It attains by far the greatest peak numerical dominance of the local moth fauna at the Hunt property of any moth species; one third of all moths recorded at lights there in mid-September are this 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.
  • Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 12: 204.
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.