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932351 – 9385   Apamea zeta (Treitschke, 1825)

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Synonymy: Polia zeta Treitschke, 1825
Hadena exulis Lefèbvre, 1836
Crymodes borea Guenée, 1852
Crymodes borea Herrich-Schäffer, 1852
Mamestra cervina Germar, [1842]
Exarnis difflua Geyer, 1837
Hadena gelata Lefèbvre, 1836
Crymodes gelida Guenée, 1852
Hadena groenlandica Duponchel, 1838
Noctua maillardi of authors not Geyer, [1834]
Apamea downesi Mikkola, 2009
Homoglaea murrayi Gibson, 1920
Apamea johanseni McDunnough, 1933
Apamea pelagica Mikkola, 2009
Protagrotis nichollae Hampson, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Apamea zeta: Includes as subspecies Apamea nichollae [9377], Apamea murrayi [9384] and Apamea exulis [9385]. Formerly placed in the genera Protagrotis and Crymodes.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Mikkola, K., J. D. Lafontaine & J. D. Gill, 2009. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9: p. 91; pl. 7.19-8.5. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Apamea zeta
A. z. nichollae - LG – © C.P. Gillette Museum
Apamea zeta
A. z. nichollae - LG – © C.P. Gillette Museum
Apamea zeta
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Apamea zeta
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Apamea zeta
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