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Species Apamea atriclava - Hodges#9333.1

Apamea atriclava 9333.1 - Apamea atriclava
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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 Apamea
Species atriclava (Apamea atriclava - Hodges#9333.1)
Hodges Number
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
Apamea has more than 64 species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Forewing length 19-23 mm. (1)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
California to British Columbia. (4), (5), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Coastal forests. (6)
Adults are most common from May to September. (5)
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)