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Species Abagrotis nefascia - Hodges#11024

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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 nefascia (Abagrotis nefascia - Hodges#11024)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abagrotis nefascia (Smith, 1908)
syn. Abagrotis crumbi Franclemont, 1955
Phylogenetic sequence # 933663 (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 39 species of the genus Abagrotis in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length 14-16 mm. (2)
California to Colorado, north to Alberta. (2)
The main flight period appears to be June to October. (3)
Life Cycle
Host plants include. (2)
Amelanchier spp. (serviceberry).
Ribes aureum Pursh (golden currant).
Lafontaine (1998) reported Abagrotis nefascia to be widely distributed in western North America, but there are relatively few records. (4)
See Also
Abagrotis benjamini is found in coastal eastern US and Canada.
Print References
Goldstein, P.Z. & M.W. Nelson, 2017. Two psammophilic noctuids newly associated with beach plum, Prunusmaritima (Rosaceae): The Dune Noctuid (Sympistis riparia) and Coastal Heathland Cutworm (Abagrotis benjamini) in Northeastern North America (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). Zookeys, 661: 61–89.
Lafontaine, J.D., 1998. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 220; pl. 6, figs. 17-19. (4)