Idia americalis

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Idia americalis
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Idia
Species: I. americalis
Binomial name
Idia americalis
(Guenée, 1854)
Synonyms
  • Idia pulverosa (J. B. Smith, 1893)
  • Idia scriptipennis (Walker, 1858)

The American idia or American snout (Idia americalis) is a species of litter moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from southern Canada to Florida and Texas.

The wingspan is about 25 mm. Adults are on wing from May to October. There are multiple generations per year.

The larvae feed on lichen and detritus, including dead leaves.

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