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Species Apamea atrosuffusa - Hodges#9336

Apamea atrosuffusa - Hodges #9336 - Apamea atrosuffusa Moth - Apamea atrosuffusa Owlet moth - Apamea atrosuffusa Possible Apamea atrosuffusa - Apamea atrosuffusa
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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 atrosuffusa (Apamea atrosuffusa - Hodges#9336 )
Hodges Number
9336
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apamea atrosuffusa (Barnes & McDunnough, 1913) (1)
Parastichtis atrosuffusa Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
Phylogenetic sequence # 932325 (2)
Numbers
There are more than 62 Apamea species listed for America north of Mexico.(2)
Size
Wingspan 40-48 mm. (1)
Identification
The original description as Parastichtis atrosuffusa Barnes & McDunnough, is available online in the print references below.
Range
California to Texas, north to Montana. (3), (4), (5)
Season
Adults are most often reported from May to September. (5)
See Also
Compare to other Apamea species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Some Morrisonia and Anarta species.
Print References
Barnes, W., & J.H. McDunnough, 1913. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 2: 113. (6)
Mikkola, K., J.D. Lafontaine & J.D. Gill, 2009. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9. p. 61, pl. 3.27-30. (1)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.9. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Apameini (Part).
Mikkola, Kauri, J. Donald Lafontaine, Jocelyn Gill. 2009. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.Moths of Southeast Arizona
4. Moths of Rocky Mountain National Park (USGS)
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.