Laetilia coccidivora

800557.00 — 5949 — Laetilia coccidivora (Comstock, 1879) — Scale-feeding Snout Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Coccoidea (Insecta: Hemiptera)

Coccoidea (Insecta: Hemiptera)


  • 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.
  • Comstock, J.H., 1879. On a new predaceous lepidopterous insect. North American Entomologist, 1(4): 25-29.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1997. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4: p. 18; pl. 1.1-2. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide