Perigonia lusca - one of the
 20 or so species of Hawk Moths
(Sphingidae) found in the Grenadines.
This species is endemic to the 
islands of the Caribbean.


Cosmosoma hypocheilus
- a Tiger Moth (Arctiidae) 
endemic to St. Vincent & the 

A preliminary illustrated catalogue of the larger moths (macrolepidoptera) of the Grenadines.

By Matthew J. C. Barnes ( ).

Please send your comments. Thank you.

Some information about the Grenadines;
map; bibliography and links.   A selection of 9 of the most
beautiful moths from the Grenadines.   Know what you are looking for?
Click here for species lists with 
links to individual colour images.   Want to browse, or got a specimen
to identify?  Click here for plates
with 30 or more specimens in a given
family illustrated in colour per plate.

Or click on the links below to go to the sister websites of

Click here to go 
to the sister website 
'Moths of Jamaica'   Click here to go 
to the sister website 
'Moths of Belize'   Click here to go 
to the sister website 
'Moths of Nicaragua'   Click here to go
to the homepage of 

All images were scanned in directly using a JVC TK-C1380E video camera, video capture board and home-built shadow-free lighting rig.

All text and images © M.J.C.Barnes 2002 (except where indicated)