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932322 – 9373   Apamea helva (Grote, 1875)
             Yellow Three-Spot Moth

Mark Dreiling - DNA
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Orthosia helva Grote, 1875
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Grote, A.R., 1875. On three new species of Noctuidae. The Canadian Entomologist, 8(5): 84.
  • Mikkola, K., J. D. Lafontaine & J. D. Gill, 2009. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.9: p. 58; pl. 3.13-15. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Apamea helva
David Silsbee
Apamea helva
D. Lynn Scott
Apamea helva
Robin McLeod
Apamea helva
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