Leucoma salicis

930170.00 — 8319 — Leucoma salicis (Linnaeus, 1758) — Satin Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:

Salix, Populus


This introduced species was recorded on Block Island in 2019, when seven individuals were found at AH in early July, but not since. The species was introduced to the region many decades ago, so it is not necessarily newly established on the 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., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 22.2: p. 97; pl. 1.1-2. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 49.22m; p. 276. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths