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Species Agrotis buchholzi - Hodges#10654

Agrotis buchholzi POSSIBLE - Agrotis buchholzi - Hodeges#10654 - Agrotis buchholzi 10654 – Agrotis buchholzi - Agrotis buchholzi - female
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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Agrotis
Species buchholzi (Agrotis buchholzi - Hodges#10654)
Hodges Number
10654
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Agrotis buchholzi (Barnes & Benjamin, 1929)
Feltia buchholzi Barnes & Benjamin 1929
Agrotis carolina Schweitzer & McCabe, 2004 (1)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of New Jersey Lepidopterist and collector Otto Buchholz (1874-1958).
Size
Wingspan 28 mm (Barnes & Benjamin, 1929).
Range
Occurs in the New Jersey pine barrens and coastal North Carolina.
Type locality: Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Habitat
Coastal barrens
Food
Larvae feed on flowing pixiemoss (Pyxidanthera barbulata) (Schweitzer & McCabe, 2004).
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & F.H. Benjamin. 1929. Three new species of Phalaenidae from the New Jersey pine barrens. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 24: 164.
Schweitzer, D.F. & T.L. McCabe. 2004. The taxonomy, larva and ecology of Agrotis buchholzi (Noctuidae) with a new sibling species from North Carolina. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 58(2): 65-74.
Works Cited
1.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 .