Idia sp. aff. laurentiiUndescribed    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Erebidae   >   Genus Idia   


This browner form, similar to the blacker Appalachian species Idia laurentii, may be an undescribed species. The brown form has been found in the Frederick Municipal Forest and Garrett County in Maryland.


Larval host plants are unknown, though the caterpillars may eat dead leaves, as those of related species do.

There is 1 record in the project database.

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Undescribed Idia species aff. laurentii in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/20/2020). (c) Marcia Morris, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Marcia Morris via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

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