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Species Abagrotis hermina - Hodges#11030.1

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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 hermina (Abagrotis hermina - Hodges#11030.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abagrotis hermina Lafontaine, 1998 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933669
There are 39 named species of Abagrotis in America north of Mexico.(2)
Forewing length 13-14 mm. (3)
Washington, Oregon, Idaho and western Montana. (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Type: Coaldale, Alberta, Canada. (1)
Dry short-grass prairies, arid rangelands and forests at lower elevations. (3)
Most records are from July through September. (4)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1998. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 224; pl. 6.37-40.(1)