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

Habitat [-]
The slender flower moth is typically found in salt marshes. The one individual documented in recent decades in New York State was captured in a Phragmites/salt marsh.

Associated Ecological Communities [-]
  • High salt marsh*
    A coastal marsh community that occurs in sheltered areas of the seacoast, in a zone extending from mean high tide up to the limit of spring tides. It is periodically flooded by spring tides and flood tides. High salt marshes typically consist of a mosaic of patches that are mostly dominated by a single graminoid species.

    * probable association but not confirmed