New York Natural Heritage Program
An Apamea Moth
Apamea burgessi (Morrison, 1874)
Insects

Identifying Characteristics [-]
This moth has a patterned brown forewing and mostly white hind wing. Its wingspan is approximately 35-40 mm.

Best Life Stage for Proper Identification [-]
The adult is the best life stage for identification.

Diet [-]
This species feeds on grasses.
An Apamea Moth Images
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The Best Time to See
The best time to see this species is during its flight season, in September and early October.
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Present Reproducing
The time of year you would expect to find An Apamea Moth present (blue shading) and reproducing (orange shading) in New York.