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Species Apamea siskiyou - Hodges#9334.1

Apamea siskiyou Apamea siskiyou Apamea siskiyou For May Oregon - Apamea siskiyou
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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 siskiyou (Apamea siskiyou - Hodges#9334.1)
Hodges Number
9334.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apamea siskiyou Mikkola & Lafontaine, 2009 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932324
Numbers
There are sixty-four named species of Apamea in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Forewing length 18–21 mm. (3)
Identification
Specimen identified by Lars Crabo.
Range
Northern California(4) to Washington. (5), (3)
Holotype, Eight Dollar Mountain Road, [Josephine Co.], Oregon. (3), (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Occurs in the dry grasslands and oak savannah. (3)
Season
The adults are most common from May to July. (5), (3)
Food
Larval host is unknown but probably native bunch grass. (3)
See Also
Apamea antennata
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 75. (2)
Mikkola, K, Lafontaine, J.D., & J. Gill, 2009. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9. p. 60, pl. 3.21-23.(1)