Moths in Oklahoma

Of the several moths found in Oklahoma, many belong to the Erebidae family, like the colorful bella moth, the graceful white Virginia moth, and the brownish moonseed moth. Those of the Saturniidae moth family are the largest with big wingspans.

The common pests found in the state include the Indianmeal moth and clothes moths attacking food grains and fabric.

Moths in Oklahoma (OK)

Large Moths: Luna Moth, Polyphemus Moth, Io Moth

Common Moths: Fall Webworm Moth, Luna Moth, Polyphemus Moth

Here is the list of moths found in Oklahoma arranged in order of the family they belong.

Erebidae Moths

Hawk Moths

Saturniidae Moths

Geometer Moths

  • Promiscuous Angle Moth (Macaria promiscuata)
  • Emerald Moth (Hemithea aestivaria)
  • Elm Spanworm Moth (Ennomos subsignaria)
  • Common Spring Moth (Heliomata cycladata)
  • Curve-toothed Geometer ( Eutrapela clemataria)
  • False Crocus Geometer Moth (Xanthotype urticaria)
  • Drab Brown Wave Moth (Lobocleta ossularia)
  • Common Gray Moth (Anavitrinella pampinaria)
  • One-spotted Variant Moth (Hypagyrtis unipunctata)

Owlet Moths

Hooktip Moths

  • Rose Hooktip Moths (Oreta rosea)
  • Arched Hooktip Moth (Drepana arcuata)

Cossid Millers Moths

Lappet Moths

Bagworm Moths

Crambid Snout Moths

  • Waterlily Leafcutter Moth (Elophila obliteralis)
  • Celery Leaftier Moth (Udea rubigalis)
  • Snowy Urola Moth (Urola nivalis)

Tropical Ermine Moths

Snout Moths

Clothes Moths