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Genus Ellida

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Periergosinae
Genus Ellida
1 species in North America (
wingspan 34-44 mm
eastern North America (Texas to Florida, north to New Brunswick, west to Ontario and Minnesota)
larvae feed on basswood (Tilia spp.), called linden in horticultural industry
Internet References
images of pinned adult (James Adams) and live larvae (Dave Wagner, Dalton State College, Georgia)