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American Snout - Libytheana carinenta
[American Snout image]
American Snout - Cape Chignecto PP, NS - 2012-07-01
Photo © Kathleen F. Spicer
Status in Nova Scotia
Rare migrant. Two records: A specimen was collected on Brier Island in August of 2004, and another was photographed in Advocate (Cape Chignecto Provincial Park), July 1 2012.

Larval Foodplants
Hackberry (Celtis sp.)

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
None.

Notes
The Journal of the Acadian Entomological Society published a paper on the 2004 specimen. You can read it here.

American Snout - Shenandoah NP, W. Va., July 26 1997
American Snout - Shenandoah NP, W. Va. - July 26 1997
July 26 1997
Photo © Peter Payzant
American Snout - Cape Chignecto PP, NS, 2012-07-01
American Snout - Cape Chignecto PP, NS - 2012-07-01
2012-07-01
Photo © Kathleen F. Spicer