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Species Papaipema harrisii - Cow Parsnip Borer Moth - Hodges#9472

Cow Parsnip Borer Moth - Papaipema harrisii Cow Parsnip Borer - Papaipema harrisii Papaipema on Angelica - Papaipema harrisii Papaipema, pupa - Papaipema harrisii Papaipema, lateral - Papaipema harrisii Papaipema, spent pupa - Papaipema harrisii Papaipema, dorsal - Papaipema harrisii Papaipema, ventral - Papaipema harrisii
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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 Apameini
Genus Papaipema (Borer Moths)
Species harrisii (Cow Parsnip Borer Moth - Hodges#9472)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Heracleum Stem Borer Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Papaipema harrisii (Grote, 1881)
Gortyna harrisii Grote, 1881
Gortyna anargyrea Dyar, 1908
Papaipema anargyria Bird, 1944
Papaipema mulieris Strand, 1916
Papaipema rubiginosa Bird, 1911
Hydroecia verona Smith, 1899
August to Sept in Alberta
Borer in stems of Heracleum and Angelica
Life Cycle
Larva in Angelica stem, larva, pupa, adult, adult