Eutelia pulcherrima

931118.00 — 8968 — Eutelia pulcherrima (Grote, 1865) — Beautiful Eutelia

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Toxicodendron radicans

Toxicodendron radicans


This striking species is rare across its range.

Sex Differences

Antennae broadly bipectinate in basal half in male and filiform in female; lateral scale tufts on tip of abdomen in male only.


(, ) 41.1669 -71.5728, 5 vi 2019, A.S. Hunt [ASHC]


  • 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.
  • Grote, A.R., 1863. Descriptions of North American Lepidoptera, No. 6. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia., 4: 326.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 46.4.; p. 263. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide