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Ilia Underwing Moth

Ilia Underwing Moth

Description:

Family: Erebidae, Subfamily: Erebinae. Underwings. Length: 47 mm. Wingspan: 82 mm. Common. Peppery FW is variable, but typically gray with jagged AM and PM lines bordered with darker brown bands. Median area is often paler. Reniform spot if boldly outlined white or all white. Black basal dash is usually present. HW is reddish/orange with irregular black bands and pale orange fringe. Host: Oak tree.

Habitat:

Woodlands. Came to light.


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Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

penna, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Jul 19, 2014
Submitted on Jul 21, 2014

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