Palthis angulalis

930551.00 — 8397 — Palthis angulalis (Hübner, 1796) — Dark-spotted Palthis

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:


Sex Differences

Male with androconial brushes on the labial palpi, which are usually closely appressed to the dorsal surfaces of the head and thorax; female with very long, mostly porrect palpi.


  • 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 43.5m; p. 255. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths