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Species Abagrotis pulchrata - Hodges#11036

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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 Noctuina
Genus Abagrotis
Species pulchrata (Abagrotis pulchrata - Hodges#11036)
Hodges Number
11036
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abagrotis pulchrata (Blackmore, 1925) (1), (2)
Lampra pulchrata Blackmore, 1925 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933662
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 39 species of the genus Abagrotis in America north of Mexico. (4)
Size
Forewing length 14-17 mm. (5)
Identification
Original description: (3)
Photo identified by Bob Patterson
Range
Vancouver Island and British Columbia to central California.
Holotype collected at Maple Bay, near Duncan, British Columbia, Canada. (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Pacific coastal forests. (5)
Season
The main flight period is August to September. (5), (6)
May record for British Columbia. (6)
Food
The larvae are known to feed on Rubus spp. (Rosaceae). (5)
Print References
Blackmore, E.H., 1925. A new Noctuid from British Columbia. (Lepid.). The Canadian Entomologist, 57, p. 205. (3)
Buckett, J.S. 1968. Revision of the Nearctic moth genus Abagrotis Smith with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Part 1. California Department Of Agriculture: Occasional Papers 12: 16. (7)
Buckett, J.S. 1968. Revision of the Nearctic moth genus Abagrotis Smith with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Part 4. California Department Of Agriculture: Occasional Papers 16: 21. (2)
Lafontaine, J.D., 1998. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 220; pl. 6.16(1)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Noctuiodea, Noctuinae, Noctuini (Part), Fascicle 27.3
J. Donald LaFontaine. 1998. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.Revision of the Nearctic moth genus Abagrotis Smith with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Part 4.
John S. Buckett. 1968. California Department Of Agriculture: Occasional Papers 16: 1-27.
3. A new Noctuid from British Columbia. (Lepid.).
E. H. Blackmore. 1925. The Canadian Entomologist 57(8): 205.
4.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 .
5.Pacific Northwest Moths
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.Revision of the Nearctic moth genus Abagrotis Smith with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Part 1.
John S. Buckett. 1968. California Department Of Agriculture: Occasional Papers 12: 1-21.
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems