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Species Abagrotis dodi - Hodges#11042

Abagrotis dodi - Hodges #11042 - Abagrotis dodi
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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Noctuina
Genus Abagrotis
Species dodi (Abagrotis dodi - Hodges#11042)
Hodges Number
11042
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abagrotis dodi McDunnough, 1927 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933670
Numbers
There are 39 named species of Abagrotis in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Forewing length 13-15 mm.(2)
Identification
Forewing terminal area is lighter gray than the rest of the wing, compared to that of A. dodi which is darker than the ground color.(2)
Description(2)
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Type: Alberta, Calgary, Head of Pine Creek. (3)
Habitat
Conifer forests and dry ridges at moderate elevation.(2)
Season
Most records are from July through August. (4)
Food
Larval host is unknown.(2)
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Buckett, J.S. 1968. Revision of the Nearctic moth genus Abagrotis Smith with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Part 1. (5)
Lafontaine, J.D. 1998. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 225; pl. 6.41-42.(3)
McDunnough, 1927. The Canadian Entomologist. 59: 199. (6)
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.Pacific Northwest Moths
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Noctuiodea, Noctuinae, Noctuini (Part), Fascicle 27.3
J. Donald LaFontaine. 1998. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Revision of the Nearctic moth genus Abagrotis Smith with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Part 1.
John S. Buckett. 1968. California Department Of Agriculture: Occasional Papers 12: 1-21.
6.Revision of the Nearctic moth genus Abagrotis Smith with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Part 5.
John S. Buckett. 1969. California Department Of Agriculture: Occasional Papers 17: 1-27.