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932314 – 9364   Apamea sordens (Hufnagel, 1766)
             Bordered Apamea

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Synonymy: Phalaena sordens Hufnagel, 1766
Noctua basilinea [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Apamea finitima Guenée, 1852
Hadena cerviana Smith, 1900
Apamea sableana Mikkola, 2009
Taxonomic Notes: Apamea sordens: Includes Apamea finitima as a North American subspecies of the Holarctic species Apamea sordens [9364].
  • 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. 51; pl. 2.23-29. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 53.13m; p. 295. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Apamea sordens
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Apamea sordens
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Apamea sordens
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Apamea sordens
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Apamea sordens
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