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Page Last Updated: November 24 2018
24 species
Yellow-fringed Dolichomia Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Hypsopygia (formerly Dolichomia)
Species: Olinalis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Large Tabby Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Aglossa
Species: Pinguinalis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Large Tabby Moth - approx. 1.5 cm - wingspan  2.5 to 4 cm - Leaside Industrial Area - July 2014
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Updated November 30 2014
Maple Webworm Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Pococera
Species: Asperatella
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Boxwood Leaftier Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Galasa (Leaftiers)
Species: Nigrinodis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Boxwood Leaftier Moth - approx. 1 cm - Leaside Industrial Area - July 2015
Maple Webworm Moth - approx. 1.5 cm - High Park - July 2016
Striped Birch Pyralid Moth - approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Ortholepis
Species: Pasadamia
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Striped Birch Pyralid Moth - approx. 1.2 cm - High Park - June 2016
Pink-fringed Dolichomia Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Hypsopygia (formerly Dolichomia)
Species: Binodulalis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Pink-fringed Dolichomia Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - August 2016
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Updated August 26 2016
Yellow-fringed Dolichomia Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - July 2016
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Updated August 26 2016
American Plum Borer - approx. 1.3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Euzophera
Species: Semifuneralis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
American Plum Borer - approx. 1.3 cm - High Park - July 2016
Engel's Salebriaria Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Salebriaria
Species: Engeli
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Engel's Salebriaria Moth - approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2016
Clover Hayworm Moth - wingspan to 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Hypsopygia
Species: Costalis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Clover Hayworm Moth - approx. 1 cm - wingspan to 2 cm - High Park - July 2016
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Updated October 29 2016
Broad-banded Eulogia - approx. 8 mm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Eulogia
Species: Ochrifrontella
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Broad-banded Eulogia - approx. 8 mm - High Park - July 2016
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Updated November 21 2016
Bee Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Aphomia
Species: Sociella
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Bee Moth - approx. 1.5 cm - High Park - June 2017
Larvae develop in the nests of bees and wasps and feed on
beeswax - introduced from Europe
Drab Condylolomia - wingspan approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Condylolomia
Species: Participalis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Drab Condylolomia - approx. 8 mm - wingspan approx. 1.5 cm - High Park - July 2016
Terrenella Bee Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Aphomia
Species: Terrenella
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Terrenella Bee Moth - approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2016
Mantled Acrobasis Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Acrobasis
Species: Palliolella
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Phycitodes reliquellum - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Phycitodes
Species: Reliquellum (formerly Reliquella)
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Phycitodes reliquellum - approx. 1 cm - High Park - June 2017
Black-spotted Leafroller - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Sciota
Species: Virgatella
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Black-spotted Leafroller - approx. 1.5 cm - High Park - July 2018
Brower's Vitula Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Vitula
Species: Broweri
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Brower's Vitula Moth - approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2018
Hickory Leafstem Borer - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Acrobasis
Species: Angusella
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Dried Fruit Moth - approx. 1.3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Vitula
Species: Edmandsii
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Dried Fruit Moth - approx. 1.3 cm - High Park - August 2016
Also known as American Wax Moth
Meal Moth - wingspan 2 to 3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Pyralis
Species: Farinalis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Meal Moth - wingspan 2 to 3 cm - High Park - September 2017
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Updated November 12 2017
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Updated November 12 2017
Walnut Shoot Borer - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Acrobasis
Species: Demotella
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Walnut Shoot Borer - approx. 1 cm - High Park - June 2017
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Updated November 16 2017
Red-shawled Moth - wingspan to 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Hypsopygia
Species: Intermedialis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Red-shawled Moth - approx. 1 cm - wingspan to 2 cm - High Park - July 2017
Zimmerman Pine Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Dioryctria
Species: Zimmermani
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Zimmerman Pine Moth - approx. 1.5 cm - High Park - July 2016
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Updated October 21 2018
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Updated November 16 2018
Hickory Leafstem Borer - approx. 1 cm - Speyside (Halton Hills) - August 2018
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Updated November 24 2018
Mantled Acrobasis Moth - approx. 1 cm - Speyside (Halton Hills) - August 2018
Pecan Leaf Casebearer - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Acrobasis
Species: Juglandis
Family: Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Pecan Leaf Casebearer - approx. 1 cm - High Park - August 2018