New York Natural Heritage Program
An Apamea Moth
Apamea burgessi (Morrison, 1874)
Family: Owlet Moths (Noctuidae)

State Protection: Not Listed
The species is not listed or protected by New York State.

Federal Protection: Not Listed

State Rarity Rank: SU
A State Rarity Rank of SU means: Unrankable.

Global Rarity Rank: G4
A Global Rarity Rank of G4 means: Apparently secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.

Did you know?
This moth is thought to be a good colonizer since it is likely to occupy all suitable habitat patches within a few kilometers of a known location at least some of the time.

State Ranking Justification [-]
Forbes (1954) reported that this moth was rare and local except along the coast. Currently, four populations are known to exist in the state.

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