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Species Idia suffusalis - Hodges#8325

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Idia
Species suffusalis (Idia suffusalis - Hodges#8325)
Hodges Number
8325
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idia suffusalis (Smith, 1899)
Epizeuxis suffusalis Smith, 1899 (1)
Size
FWL: 10 to 14 mm (2).
Identification
"The forewings are dirty medium gray with undulating darker gray antemedial and postmedial lines. The reniform spot is a smudgy dark bar surrounded by paler scales. The hindwing is similar, slightly lighter gray, with distinct dark markings limited to the discal spot and postmedial line" (2).
Range
Western North America (records from Arizona, British Columbia, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Washington (2), (3)).
Habitat
"Little information is presently available for this species, but it appears to occupy dry habitats at low elevations east of the Cascades and in southwest Oregon" (2).
Season
Records from May to September (2), (3).
Food
"No information is presently available for this species, but it is probably a detritivore feeding on dead leaves like related species" (2).
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1899. "New Noctuids and Notes". Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 7(4): 233 (1).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New Noctuids and notes
John B. Smith. 1899. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 7(4): 223-234.
2.Pacific Northwest Moths
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems