Zanclognatha lituralis

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Zanclognatha lituralis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Zanclognatha
Species: Z. lituralis
Binomial name
Zanclognatha lituralis
(Hübner, 1818)
Synonyms
  • Polypogon lituralis Hübner, 1818

The Lettered Zanclognatha (Zanclognatha lituralis) is a litter moth of the Erebidae family. It was described by Hübner in 1818. It is found from Wisconsin to Nova Scotia, south to Florida and Texas.

The wingspan is about 21 millimetres (0.83 in). Adults are on wing from May to August. There is one generation in the north and at least a partial second generation from Ohio and Connecticut southward.

The larvae feed on detritus, including dead leaves.

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