Aphomia fulminalis

800010.00 — 5630.1 — Aphomia fulminalis (Zeller, 1872)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera)

Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera)

Sex Differences

Wing maculation sexually dimorphic.


(1 ♂) 41.1682 -71.5895, 6 viii 2019, A.S. Hunt [ASHC]


  • 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.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Solis, M.A., & M.A. Metz, 2008. Aphomia Hübner and Paralipsa Butler Species (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Galleriinae) Known to Occur in the United States and Canada. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 110(3): 592-601.