Phalaenophana pyramusalis

930487.00 — 8338 — Phalaenophana pyramusalis (Walker, 1859) — Dark-banded Owlet

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:



Weakly attracted to lights. Quite uncommon at lights but perhaps the commonest moth species found flying across trails at night 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum