Rheumaptera prunivorata

910130.00 — 7292 — Rheumaptera prunivorata (Ferguson, 1955) — Cherry Scallop Shell

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Prunus serotina



Dissection may be required to separate from R. undulata, which has a more northern distribution and likely does not occur on Block Island. Three specimens of this species have been collected in the present survey and determined by dissection.


  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide