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Genus Ellida

Linden Prominent Larva - Ellida caniplaga Unknown Moth - Ellida caniplaga Linden Prominent - Hodges#7930 (Ellida caniplaga) - Ellida caniplaga 7930 - Ellida caniplaga Linden Prominent, dorsal - Ellida caniplaga Ellida caniplaga Linden Prominent - Ellida caniplaga Linden Prominent - Hodges#7930 - Ellida caniplaga
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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Phalerinae
Genus Ellida
Numbers
1 species in North America (nearctica.com)
Size
wingspan 34-44 mm
Range
eastern North America (Texas to Florida, north to New Brunswick, west to Ontario and Minnesota)
Food
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)