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Species Abagrotis brunneipennis - Hodges#11044

Abagrotis brunneipennis - Hodges #11044 - Abagrotis brunneipennis Noctuidae: Abagrotis brunneipennis - Abagrotis brunneipennis Abagrotis brunneipennis
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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Noctuina
Genus Abagrotis
Species brunneipennis (Abagrotis brunneipennis - Hodges#11044)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abagrotis brunneipennis (Grote, 1875) (1)
Rhynchagrotis brunneipennis Grote, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence # 933683 (2)
There are 39 Abagrotis species listed for America north of Mexico.(2)
Wingspan 30-37 mm. (3)
Widespread across Canada and northern United States and south to North Carolina in the east. (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Associated with the boreal forest and foothills.
Adults are most common from June through October.
Larval host is Vaccinium sp.
Print References
Grote(1), A.R. 1875. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. 127 .
Lafontaine, J. D., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 235; pl. 7.23-26.(3)