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Species Apamea indocilis - Ignorant Apamea - Hodges#9362

1127 Apamea remissa - Ignorant Apamea 9362 - Apamea indocilis 1145 Apamea remissa - Dusky Brocade Moth 9362 - Apamea indocilis 1173 Apamea remissa - Dusky Brocade Moth 9362 - Apamea indocilis 1222 Apamea remissa - Dusky Brocade Moth 9362 - Apamea indocilis 1548 Apamea remissa indocilis  - Dusky Brocade Moth 9362 - Apamea indocilis 1738 Apamea remissa indocillis -Igronrant Apamea 9362 - Apamea indocilis Apamea indocilis Ignorant Apamea - Apamea indocilis
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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 indocilis (Ignorant Apamea - Hodges#9362)
Hodges Number
9362
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apamea indocilis (Walker, 1856)(1)
Formerly considered a subspecies of Apamea remissa
Synonym (1)
Apamea ampliata (McDunnough (2), 1940)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932310 (1)
Numbers
There are 64 species of the genus Apamea in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan is 35-42 mm.
Identification
Range
Widespread across all of southern Canada and the northern United States, south to Maryland, south to central California.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Season
The main flight period is May through September, with earlier records in California.
Food
The larvae feed on various grass species.
Print References
Mikkola, K., Lafontaine, J.D. & J.D. Gill, 2009. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 45; pl. 2.7-16.(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.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
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.Pacific Northwest Moths
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems