Grease Moth Aglossa cuprina (Zeller, 1872)    Synonyms: Hodges #5518.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Pyralidae   >   Genus Aglossa   

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This is by far the most common species of the genus, to be found virtually everywhere in Maryland (Glaser, MicroMoths).

There are 154 records in the project database.

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A Grease Moth in Washington Co., Maryland (7/10/2019). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (7/1/2017). Photo by John Rinker. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Washington Co., Maryland (8/24/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/11/2014). Photo by TJ Walters. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (7/23/2016). Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Grease Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/19/2020). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Grease Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/19/2020). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Grease Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/6/2015). (c) treichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/6/2015). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Washington Co., Maryland (7/4/2019). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Grease Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/22/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/29/2022). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/30/2022). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland. Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/18/2004). Specimen provided by Bob Patterson and determined by John Glaser. Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Grease Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/18/2004). Specimen provided by Bob Patterson and determined by John Glaser. Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)


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