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Species Admetovis similaris - Hodges#10270

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Classification
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 Hadenini
Genus Admetovis
Species similaris (Admetovis similaris - Hodges#10270)
Hodges Number
10270
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Admetovis similaris Barnes, 1904
* phylogenetic sequence #932807
Size
Wingspan about 4 cm.
Range
From British Columbia and Idaho south to southern California and southwestern New Mexico.(1)
Season
Adults fly mid-March to June and rarely during October.(1)
See Also
A. oxymorus flies later during June and July.(1)
Print References
Barnes, W. 1904. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 36(7): 200
Crabo & Schmidt, 2018. (2)
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p.304
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Pacific Northwest Moths - species page
BOLD Systems - DNA sequenced specimens
Canadian distribution info from Noctuoidae of Canada
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.A revision of Admetovis Grote, with the description of a new species from western North America (Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Hadenini)
Lars G. Crabo, B. Christian Schmidt. 2018. ZooKeys 788: 167-181.