New York Natural Heritage Program
Slender Flower Moth
Schinia bifascia Hübner, 1818
Insects

Threats [-]
The threats to this species in New York State are uncertain. Elimination and fragmentation of habitat, as well as mosquito spraying, are probably the most significant threats to this species.

Conservation Strategies and Management Practices [-]
Areas where this species may be found should be evaluated to avoid additional encroachment or fragmentation by development. In addition, minimizing lighting to maintain dark sky conditions and minimizing mosquito spraying would be beneficial.

Research Needs [-]
The life history of this species is poorly known. A seaside goldenrod, groundsel tree, and salt marsh elder are suggested food sources; research should be conducted to determine the food source of this species in New York State.