Macaria sexmaculata

910765.00 — 6343 — Macaria sexmaculata Packard, 1867 — Six-spotted Angle

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Pinus thunbergii



This and other species in the signaria group are a taxonomic quagmire and are in need of revision. It is possible that the name sexmaculata is misapplied to the species occurring on Block Island.


  • 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.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 210; pl. 5.19-24. order or free PDF
  • Hulst, G.D., 1900. New species of Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(4): 218.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1873-1874. New North American Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 16: 196.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 27.31f, 27.32f; p. 206. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide