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Species Apamea albina - Hodges#9347

Apamea albina Unknown Noctuid - Apamea albina
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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 albina (Apamea albina - Hodges#9347 )
Hodges Number
9347
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apamea albina (Grote, 1874)
Hadena albina Grote, 1874
Phylogenetic sequence # 932335
Numbers
There are more than 62 Apamea species found in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Forewing length 20-23 mm.
Identification
The original description as Hadena albina Grote, is available online at the link in the print references below.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
Oregon to southern California and western Arizona. (3), (4)
Habitat
Hardwood-conifer forests or oak savanna. (5)
Season
Adults are most often reported from April to August. (4)
Food
Larval host is unknown.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1874. Notes on American Lepidoptera, with descriptions of twenty-one new species. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. 2: 157.
Mikkola, K., J.D. Lafontaine, & J.D. Gill, 2009. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9: p. 73; pl. 5.8-9.(6)