Geina buscki

460064.00 — 6093 — Geina buscki (McDunnough, 1933) — Busck's Plume Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Rubus spp.



Dissection required to separate from G. tenuidactylus. All seven specimens of this species pair collected on Block Island are buscki; tenuidactylus may not occur locally but is present in the region.


  • 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.
  • Matthews, D.L. & C.V. Covell, 2021. Common Names Of North American Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 43(2): 123-148.
  • Species Page at BugGuide