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Species Abagrotis benjamini - Hodges#11024.1

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Noctuini
Subtribe Noctuina
Genus Abagrotis
Species benjamini (Abagrotis benjamini - Hodges#11024.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abagrotis benjamini Franclemont, 1955
Abagrotis nefascia benjamini Franclemont, 1955
* Phylogenetic Sequence #933663.1
Explanation of Names
Abagrotis benjamini Franclemont, 1955, originally described as a race of A. crumbi Franclemont, 1955, was synonymized with A. nefascia (Smith, 1908) in Lafontaine (1998)(1) and raised to full species status in Goldstein & Nelson (2017).
Coastal Eastern Canada and US
See Also
Abagrotis nefascia is not found in coastal Eastern North America.
Print References
Franclemont, J.G. 1955. A new species of Abagrotis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 50(2): 44–46.
Goldstein, P.Z. & M.W. Nelson, 2017. Two psammophilic noctuids newly associated with beach plum, Prunusmaritima (Rosaceae): The Dune Noctuid (Sympistis riparia) and Coastal Heathland Cutworm (Abagrotis benjamini) in Northeastern North America (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). Zookeys, 661: 61–89.