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Species Apamea indocilis - Ignorant Apamea - Hodges#9362

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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 indocilis (Ignorant Apamea - Hodges#9362)
Hodges Number
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)
There are 64 species of the genus Apamea in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan is 35-42 mm.
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.
The main flight period is May through September, with earlier records in California.
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