American idia

Idia americalis

The American idia or American snout is a species of litter moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from southern Canada to Florida and Texas. The wingspan is about 25 mm. Adults are on wing from May to October. There are multiple generations per year. The larvae feed on lichen and detritus, including dead leaves.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyErebidae
GenusIdia
SpeciesI. americalis