Snout Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
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Snout Moths
Page Last Updated: January 20 2017
46 species
Elegant Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Microcrambus
Species: Elegans
White-spotted Sable Moth - wingspan approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Anania
Species: Funebris
Small Magpie Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Anania (also Eurrhypara)
Species: Hortulata
Lucerne Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Nomophila
Species: Nearctica
Also known as Clover Nomophila - larva known as Celery
Webworm
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Updated August 6 2012
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Double-banded Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Crambus
Species: Agitatellus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Similar to C. saltuellus (see below)
Family: Crambidae? (Crambid Snout Moths)
Pyralidae family? - the Pyralidae family was split into the
Pyralidae and Crambidae families
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Topiary Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Chrysoteuchia
Species: Topiaria (also Topiarius)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Also known as Cranberry Girdler
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Snowy Urola Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Urola
Species: Nivalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
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Updated November 25 2016
Carrot Seed Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Sitochroa (also Pyralis)
Species: Palealis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Native to Europe
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Updated October 22 2016
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Updated January 17 2016
Celery Leaftier Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Udea
Species: Rubigalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Similar to the larger U. profundalis
Purple-backed Cabbageworm Moth - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Evergestis
Species: Pallidata
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
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Updated August 17 2016
Sawtoothed Crocidophora Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Crocidophora
Species: Serratissimalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Grape Leaffolder Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Desmia
Species: Funeralis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Pasture Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Crambus
Species: Saltuellus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Similar to C. agitatellus (see above)
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Bold-feathered Grass Moth - wingspan approx. 3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Herpetogramma
Species: Pertextalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Lesser Vagabond Sod Webworm Moth - approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Agriphila
Species: Ruricolella
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Similar to Vagabond Crambus (A. vulgivagellus - see below)
Common Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Crambus
Species: Praefectellus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Common Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1.5 cm - wingspan to 2.5 cm - Leslie Spit - June 2014
Unidentified Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Crambus
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Unidentified Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1.2 cm - Leslie Spit - June 2014
Snout Moth - approx. 1.5 cm - Etobicoke Valley Park - September 2007
Double-banded Grass-veneer Moth on Ash tree - approx. 1.5 cm - wingspan approx. 2 cm - Scarborough (Agincourt) - July 2011
Topiary Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1 cm - wingspan approx. 2 cm - Thorncliffe Park - July 2013
White-spotted Sable Moth - wingspan approx. 2 cm - West Don Valley (Sunnybrook Park) - June 2011
Lucerne Moth - approx. 1.5 cm - wingspan to 3.5 cm - Kortright Centre for Conservation - September 2010
Snowy Urola Moth on Dog-strangling Vine - approx. 1.5 cm - Thorncliffe Park - June 2012
Carrot Seed Moth on Wild Teasel - approx. 1.5 cm - wingspan to 3.5 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - July 2012
Celery Leaftier Moth on Common Tansy - approx. 1 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - November 2008
Sawtoothed Crocidophora Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm - Toronto Islands - July 2013
Snout Moth (Hahncappsia) - wingspan approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Hahncappsia
Species: Mancalis? Marculenta?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Pasture Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1.2 cm - Rouge Park - July 2013
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Updated December 10 2015
Snout Moth (Hahncappsia) - wingspan approx. 2 cm - Toronto Islands - June 2015
Subfamily: Spilomelinae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
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Updated January 7 2017
Double-striped Scoparia Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Scoparia
Species: Biplagialis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Lesser Vagabond Sod Webworm Moth - approx. 1.2 cm - Pine Hills Cemetery - August 2015
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Updated January 7 2017
Mint Root Borer Moth - wingspan approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Fumibotys
Species: Fumalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Mint Root Borer Moth - length approx. 1.3 cm - wingspan approx. 2 cm - Rouge Park - August 2015
Orange Mint Moth - wingspan approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Pyrausta
Species: Orphisalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Similar to P. generosa - also known as Orange-spotted
Pyrausta
Orange Mint Moth - wingspan approx. 1.5 cm - Leslie Spit - August 2011
Two-banded Petrophila - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Petrophila
Species: Bifascialis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Two-banded Petrophila - approx. 1 cm - West Oak Trails (Oakville) - June 2016
Grape Leafroller Moth - wingspan approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Desmia
Species: Maculalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Desmia funeralis (see above) is larger than Desmia
maculalis although there is some overlap between male
maculalis and female funeralis - D. maculalis has a broken
white patch on the underside of the
abdomen while D.
funeralis has a solid white patch
Desmia maculalis (see below) is smaller than Desmia
funeralis although there is some overlap between male
maculalis and female funeralis - D. maculalis has a broken
white patch on the underside of the
abdomen while D.
funeralis has a solid white patch
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Updated June 27 2016
Grape Leaffolder Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - June 2016
Grape Leafroller Moth - wingspan approx. 2 cm - High Park - June 2016
Basswood Leafroller Moth - wingspan approx. 4 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Pantographa
Species: Limata
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily: Spilomelinae
Basswood Leafroller Moth - wingspan approx. 4 cm - High Park - June 2016
Raspberry Pyrausta Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Pyrausta
Species: Signatalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Bicolored Pyrausta Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Pyrausta
Species: Bicoloralis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Raspberry Pyrausta Moth - approx. 1 cm - wingspan 1.5 to 2 cm - High Park - June 2016
Bicolored Pyrausta Moth - approx. 1 cm - wingspan 1.5 to 2 cm - High Park - June 2016
Also spelled Bicoloured
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Updated August 17 2016
Elegant Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1 cm - wingspan approx. 1.5 cm - High Park - July 2016
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Updated August 17 2016
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Updated August 17 2016
Gold-stripe Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 8 mm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Microcrambus
Species: Biguttellus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Gold-stripe Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 8 mm - High Park - July 2016
Sod Webworm Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Pediasia
Species: Trisecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Sod Webworm Moth - length 1.5 to 2 cm - High Park - August 2016
Bluegrass Webworm Moth - approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Parapediasia
Species: Teterrellus (also teterrella)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Bluegrass Webworm Moth - approx. 1.2 cm - High Park - August 2016
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Updated August 19 2016
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Updated August 27 2016
Small Magpie Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - June 2016
Native to Eurasia - larvae feed on nettle (Urtica) species as
well as mint (
Mentha) and bindweed (Convolvulus) species
Woolly Grass-veneer Moth (male) - approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Thaumatopsis
Species: Pexellus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
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Updated September 22 2016
Woolly Grass-veneer Moth (male) - approx. 2 cm - wingspan 2 to 3 cm - High Park - September 2016
Male has feathery antennae
Striped Eudonia Moth - approx. 8 mm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Eudonia
Species: Strigalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Striped Eudonia Moth - approx. 8 mm - High Park - September 2016
Julia's Dicymolomia - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Dicymolomia
Species: Julianalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Julia's Dicymolomia - approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2016
Waterlily Leafcutter Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Elophila
Species: Obliteralis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
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Updated November 22 2016
Waterlily Leafcutter Moth - approx. 1 cm - wingspan 1 to 2 cm - High Park - September 2016
Black Duckweed Moth - approx. 6 mm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Elophila
Species: Tinealis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
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Updated November 22 2016
Black Duckweed Moth - approx. 6 mm - wingspan approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2016
Serpentine Webworm Moth - wingspan approx. 3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Herpetogramma
Species: Aeglealis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily: Spilomelinae
Serpentine Webworm Moth - wingspan approx. 3 cm - High Park - July 2016
Zigzag Herpetogramma Moth - wingspan approx. 3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Herpetogramma
Species: Thestealis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily: Spilomelinae
Zigzag Herpetogramma Moth - wingspan approx. 3 cm - High Park - August 2016
Possibly Bold-feathered Grass (H. pertextalis)
Possibly Zigzag Herpetogramma (H. thestealis)
Bold-feathered Grass Moth - wingspan approx. 3 cm - High Park - July 2016
Yellow-spotted Webworm - wingspan approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Anageshna
Species: Primordialis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily: Spilomelinae
Yellow-spotted Webworm - wingspan approx. 1.5 cm - High Park - June 2016
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Updated November 24 2016
Straight-lined Argyria Moth - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Argyria
Species: Critica
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Straight-lined Argyria Moth - approx. 1.5 cm - High Park - July 2016
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Updated December 1 2016
Double-striped Scoparia Moth - approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2016
Titian Peale's Moth - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Perispasta
Species: Caeculalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Titian Peale's Moth - approx. 1 cm - wingspan to 2 cm - High Park - August 2016
White-roped Glaphyria - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Glaphyria
Species: Sequistrialis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
White-roped Glaphyria - approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2016
Snout Moth (Hahncappsia) - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Hahncappsia
Species: Marculenta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Hahncappsia marculenta - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - August 2016
Garden Webworm - approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Achyra
Species: Rantalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Garden Webworm - approx. 1.2 cm - High Park - August 2016
Dogbane Saucrobotys - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Saucrobotys
Species: Futilalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Dogbane Saucrobotys - approx. 1.5 cm - High Park - August 2016
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Updated January 6 2017
Purple-backed Cabbageworm Moth - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - August 2016
Changeable Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Fissicrambus
Species: Mutabilis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Changeable Grass-veneer Moth - approx. 1.2 cm - High Park - August 2016
Vagabond Crambus - approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Agriphila
Species: Vulgivagellus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Similar to Lesser Vagabond (A. ruricolellus - see above)
Vagabond Crambus - approx. 2 cm - High Park - August 2016
Two-spotted Herpetogramma - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Herpetogramma
Species: Bipunctalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily: Spilomelinae
Two-spotted Herpetogramma - wingspan approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - September 2016
Also known as Southern Beet Webworm
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Updated January 20 2017