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ErebidaeTigermoths, Underwings, & Woolybears
Herminiinae


Idia americalis
American Idia

Phylo: 930469 Hodges: 8322
Size: 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 catarpillars 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.




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2018-08-11

2019-07-12


Local Data

Observations: 117 record(s)
Year(s) recorded: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.
First flight: May 22
Last flight: Sep 14
FWL: 10 - 14 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
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
WikipediaWikipedia.org