Garella nilotica

931141.00 — 8974 — Garella nilotica (Rogenhofer, 1881) — Black-olive Caterpillar Moth
Images copyright: John Lee (ON)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:

Polyphagous (woody plants)


Bottom right photo not from Block Island but included to represent a color form recorded once on Block Island but photographed poorly.


  • 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. 46.8f; p. 263. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide