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Species Apamea relicina - Hodges#9380

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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 relicina (Apamea relicina - Hodges#9380)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apamea relicina (Morrison, 1875)
Hadena relicina (Morrison, 1875)
Crymodes relicina Morrison, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence # 932340 (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) recognizes two subspecies. (1)
Apamea relicina relicina (Morrison, 1875)
A. r. migrata (Smith, 1903)
Wingspan about 39 mm.
Photo from Marcie O'Connor identified by Merrill Lynch and conformed by Hugh McGuinness.
Generally east of a line from Arizona to Wisconsin.
Type: [USA] Texas, Waco
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
The flight period appears to be May through October with the peak in September. (2)
Print References
Mikkola, K., J.D. Lafontaine & J.D. Gill, 2009. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 79; pl. 5, figs. 27-33.(3)
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 .
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.9. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Apameini (Part).
Mikkola, Kauri, J. Donald Lafontaine, Jocelyn Gill. 2009. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems