New York Natural Heritage Program
Golden Aster Flower Moth
Schinia tuberculum (Hübner, [1831])
Insects

New York State Distribution [-]
The current record and all historical records for this species in New York are from Long Island.

Global Distribution [-]
This moth is found in the eastern United States from New York to Florida and west to Oklahoma and Texas (Heppner 2003). The moth appears to be rare in New York, and records of the species in Massachusetts are historical (NatureServe 2010). Currently its main range extends from South Carolina to Florida and westward.
Best Places to See
• Dwarf Pine Barrens (Suffolk County)