Anomis erosa

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Anomis erosa
- 8545 – Anomis erosa – Yellow Scallop Moth (23082723511).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Scoliopteryginae
Tribe: Anomini
Genus: Anomis
Species: A. erosa
Binomial name
Anomis erosa
Hübner, 1821

Anomis erosa, the yellow scallop moth or abutilon moth, is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is found in south-eastern North America. It is mostly a southern species, but migrants reach Manitoba, Quebec and Maine.

The wingspan is about 27 mm.[1]

The larvae feed on cotton, Hibiscus or rose of sharon, hollyhock, marsh mallow, okra, rose-mallow, velvet leaf and other Malvaceae species.


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