Semiothisa ochrifascia (Warren, 1897:484)

Ochre-banded looper moth



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Thamnonoma ochrifascia Warren, 1897:484 (original combination); Macaria ochrifascia (Warren, 1897:484); Alcis verrillata Dyar, 1902:890


Conservation Status


Last record: 1928 (collected, source); 18 June, 1945 (pupae seen; Parker, 1945:1)



Bermuda Islands


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Warren. (1897). New genera and species of Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from South and Central America and the West Indies, in the Tring Museum. Novitates Zoologicae: a journal of zoology in connection with the Tring Museum 4: 408-507.


Other references:

Dyar in Verrill. (1902). [description of Alcis verrilliata]. Connecticut Acad. Sci. 11: 890.

Ferguson, D. C., Hilburn, D. J. and Wright, B. (1991). The lepidoptera of Bermuda: Their food plants, biogeography, and means of dispersal. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 123(S158): 3-105. [Abstract]

Parker, R. L. (1945). Report on the Survey of the Insects and Pests attacking the Bermuda cedar. 5 pp. [Abstract]

Sterrer, W. (1998). How many species are there in Bermuda? Bulletin of Marine Science 62(23): 809-840.


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