Virbia aurantiaca

930299.00 — 8121 — Virbia aurantiaca (Hübner, [1831]) — Orange Virbia

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:



The genus Virbia normally presents identification difficulties but is evidently represented by only a single species 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.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide