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Amphipoea americana Amphipoea americana nectaring on Goldenrod (Solidago sp). Amphipoea americana,Geotagged,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Amphipoea americana

Amphipoea americana nectaring on Goldenrod (Solidago sp).

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The American ear moth is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from coast to coast in the northern United States and southern Canada, it is also present in the Northwest Territories, south in the west to California, south in the east to Georgia

The wingspan is 28–35 mm. Adults are on wing from July to September depending on the location.

The larvae feed on grasses, sedges and sometimes on the roots of corn.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Mar 13, 2019. Captured Aug 19, 2017 19:02 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • f/1.7
  • 1/155s
  • ISO50
  • 4.2mm