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Species Apamea longula - Hodges#9383

Apamea longula - Hodges #9383 - Apamea longula Noctuidae: Apamea longula - Apamea longula Noctuidae: Apamea longula - Apamea longula
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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 longula (Apamea longula - Hodges#9383)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apamea longula (Grote, 1879) (1)
Hadena longula Grote, 1879
Luperina longula (Grote, 1879) (412)
*Phylogenetic sequence # 932341
There are 64 named species of Apamea in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length 17-22 mm (2)
Forewing has black basal dash and one in the median area. (2)
Hindwing is light grayish tan. (2)
Much of western North America. (3), (4), (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Most records are from June through October. (3)
See Also
Apamea burgessi is similar but has a white hindwing.
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Mikkola, K., J.D. Lafontaine & J.D. Gill, 2009. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9: p. 80; pl. 6.1-4.(6)
Smith, J.B. 1890. Contributions towards a monograph of the Noctuids of temperate North America. Proceedings of the National Museum. Vol. 13, p. (412)