Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2. Here's how to add your images.

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Genus Abagrotis

Abagrotis magnicupida, 11043.1? - Abagrotis Greater Red Dart - Abagrotis alternata 11029 – Abagrotis alternata – Greater Red Dart - Abagrotis alternata Noctuidae? - Abagrotis Noctuidae: Abagrotis mirabilis - Abagrotis mirabilis Noctuidae: Abagrotis trigona - Abagrotis trigona - male Abagrotis magnicupida Abagrotis alternata? - Abagrotis - female
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abagrotis Smith, 1890
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 39 species of the genus Abagrotis in America north of Mexico. (1)
Range
Distributed widely throughout the Nearctic region except Alaska and extreme northern Canada. (2)
Print References
Buckett, J.S. 1968. Revision of the Nearctic moth genus Abagrotis Smith with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Part 1. California Department Of Agriculture: Occasional Papers 12: 1-21. (2)
Smith, J.B., 1890. Revision of the genus Abagrotis. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 38: 1-237
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.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.