White-edged Phycitodes Moth Phycitodes reliquellum (Dyar, 1904)  Synonyms: Hodges #5946.2,  Phycitodes reliquella.


Occurs almost throughout the U.S. and, as various named subspecies, southward to Argentina (Glaser, Micromoths).


The larvae feed on asters, thistles, and other Asteraceae (Glaser, Micromoths).

There are 76 records in the project database.

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A White-edged Phycitodes Moth in Dorchester Co., Maryland (10/4/2018). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A White-edged Phycitodes Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (11/3/2017). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A White-edged Phycitodes Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/11/2010). Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A White-edged Phycitodes Moth. Photo by John Glaser. (MBP list)

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