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932343 – 9365   Apamea scoparia Mikkola, Mustelin & Lafontaine, 2000

John Davis
Distribution: Holotype (scoparia): Canada, Ontario, Ottawa.
Holotype (gabrieli): California, Los Angeles County, San Gabriel Mtns., Big Pines Area.
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Synonymy: Apamea scoparia Mikkola, Mustelin & Lafontaine, 2000
Phalaena lateritia of authors not Hufnagel, 1766
Apamea gabrieli Mikkola & Mustelin, 2000
Crymodes borealis Strand, 1903
Taxonomic Notes: Apamea scoparia: Includes as a synonym Apamea laterita of authors; (not Hufnagel, 1766), and as a subspecies 9365.1 - Apamea gabrieli Mikkola & Mustelin, 2000.
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  • Mikkola, K., J. D. Lafontaine & J. D. Gill, 2009. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9: p. 82; pl. 6.7-11. order or free PDF
  • Mustelin, T., R. Leuschner, K. Mikkola & D.J. Lafontaine, 2000. Two New Genera And Thirteen New Species Of Owlet Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Mainly From Southern California. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History, 36: 6.
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