New York Natural Heritage Program
Spinose Flower Moth
Schinia spinosae (Guenée, 1852)

New York State Distribution [-]
This species is confined to Long Island, where it is found at two sites in Suffolk County.

Global Distribution [-]
Global distribution data for the spinose flower moth is known to be incomplete or has not been reviewed. However, the moth has been reported from Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island (Wagner et al. 2008, NatureServe 2010). Most colonies are along the coast (Wagner et al. 2008).
Best Places to See
• Dwarf Pine Barrens (Suffolk County)