Lateroligia ophiogramma

932363.00 — 9385.1 — Lateroligia ophiogramma (Esper, 1793) — Double Lobed Moth
Images copyright: Carl Barrentine (ND)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:



This introduced species was first reported from North America in 1989 in BC and is now broadly distributed across southern Canada and the northern US. It is known on Block Island from two specimens found at the Hunt property in 2019.


  • 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.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Mikkola, K., J. D. Lafontaine & J. D. Gill, 2009. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9: p. 119; pl. 8.41-43. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths