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Dusky Apamea - Apamea plutonia

Dusky Apamea - Apamea plutonia
Hidden Corners Sanctuary, Town of Baileys Harbor, Door County, Wisconsin, USA
July 6, 2006
Adult came to night light. ID was made by an expert examining the specimen. This is a Door County Record. Plutonia is from the Latin word, plutonius, meaning, "dusky," according to "A Source-Book of Biological Names & Terms" by Edmund C. Jaeger.

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Moved from Apamea.

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