Species Details

Idia immaculalis

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Common NameImmaculate Idia SeasonalityAdults have been captured from late June through early August. IdentificationA medium-size (3.5-3.9 cm. wingspan) broad-winged pale tan (almost white) moth. There are no markings on the wings, hence the name. This moth looks more like a geometrid than a noctuid.

Scientific Name Idia immaculalis Common Name Immaculate Idia Seasonality Adults have been captured from late June through early August. Identification A medium-size (3.5-3.9 cm. wingspan) broad-winged pale tan (almost white) moth. There are no markings on the wings, hence the name. This moth looks more like a geometrid than a noctuid. Life History Other than the fact that adults are nocturnal and come to light, no information is available. Conservation This species appears to be very uncommon in Alberta, where it is at the northern extremity of its range. Diet Info No information available. Range
This odd noctuid moth appears to be a species of the Great Basin and northern Great Plains. It occurs from at least California north and east across Montana to southern Alberta and Saskatchewan. In Alberta it has been…
This odd noctuid moth appears to be a species of the Great Basin and northern Great Plains. It occurs from at least California north and east across Montana to southern Alberta and Saskatchewan. In Alberta it has been collected north to Lethbridge and the Chauvin sandhills, east of Wainwright.

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"Idia immaculalis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-662. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Noctuoidea Family Noctuidae Subfamily Herminiinae Genus Idia Species Idia immaculalis
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum