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Species Apamea atriclava - Hodges#9333.1

Apamea atriclava 9333.1 - Apamea atriclava
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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 Apameini
Genus Apamea
Species atriclava (Apamea atriclava - Hodges#9333.1)
Hodges Number
9333.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apamea atriclava (Barnes & McDunnough, 1913) (1), (2)
Formerly a subspecies Apamea lignicolora atriclava (1)
Xylophasia lignicolora atriclava Guenée,
Phylogenetic sequence # 932320
Numbers
Apamea has more than 64 species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Forewing length 19-23 mm. (1)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Range
California to British Columbia. (4), (5), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Coastal forests. (6)
Season
Adults are most common from May to September. (5)
Food
Larvae feed on various grasses (Poaceae). (6), (1)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Guenée, Noct. 1: 140, 221.
Mikkola, K., J.D. Lafontaine, & J.D. Gill, 2009. the Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9: p. 57; pl. 3.10-11. (1)