Juniper Webworm Moth Dichomeris marginella Fabricius, 1781  Synonyms: Hodges #2282.

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"Larvae feed on Juniperus species, initially mining needles in July and later feeding externally within webbing between branchlets. Larvae overwinter in the 6th or 7th instar and resume feeding in April and May followed by pupation in May-June" (MPG).

There are 6 records in the project database.

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A Juniper Webworm Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/24/2019). Determined by Aaron Hunt/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A Juniper Webworm Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/27/2015). Photo by TJ Walters. (MBP list)

A Juniper Webworm Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/27/2015). Photo by TJ Walters. (MBP list)

A Juniper Webworm Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/11/2007). Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)


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