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ErebidaeTigermoths, Underwings, & Woolybears
Herminiinae


Idia americalis
American Idia

Phylo: 930469
Hodges:   8322
Size: FWL: 9 - 14 mm  |  WS: 20 - 30 mm
Range: (Can): All provinces.
Range: (NA): MPG range and flight data
Range: (World): Nearctic
Season: (BC): Jun - Aug
Food: Polyphagous:  Detrits, Legumes, Lichens, Angelica, Sweetvetch, Spruce, Douglas Fir, dead leaves.
Comments: Apparently these caterpillars have been known to scavenge for detritis in bird and ant nests.
Yellowjacket Wasps are also mentioned as larval food with no indication whether this was predatory or scavenging behaviour.




2014-07-27


2016-06-07


2016-06-25


2016-08-01


2018-08-11


2019-07-12



Local Data

Observations: 170 record(s)
Year(s) recorded: 2013, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2020, 2021.
First flight: May 13
Last flight: Sep 14
FWL: 10.5 - 13 mm


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BOLDBarcode of Life Data Systems — University of Guelph

BGBug Guide — Iowa State University

BAMONAButterflies and Moths of North America

EFEFauna BC — University of British Columbia

EHSE.H.Strickland Museum — University of Alberta

GBIFGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility

HostsHosts Database — Natural History Museum (London)

MPGMoth Photographers Group — University of Mississippi

PNWPacific Northwest Moths — Western Washington University

SMESpencer Museum of Entomology — University of British Columbia

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