Macrochilo litophora

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Macrochilo litophora
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Macrochilo
Species: M. litophora
Binomial name
Macrochilo litophora
Grote, 1873
Synonyms
  • Hormisa litophora (Grote, 1873)


The Angulate Fan-foot (Macrochilo litophora) is a species of litter moth of the Erebidae family. It is found from Wisconsin, east to Massachusetts, south to North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Texas.

The wingspan is about 20 mm. There is one generation per year in the north. There are two generations in southern Ohio and Missouri.

The larvae feed on dead grasses, clover and probably other organic matter.

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