Rustic Shoulder-knot
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: June 4, 2006
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Common Name:  Rustic Shoulder-knot or
                               Bordered Apamea Moth

Latin Name:  Apamea sordens Hufnagel, 1766
                        (B. Patterson, det.)

Wingspan:  30 - 42 mm

Range: Southern Alberta

Habitat: Fields and grasslands

Time of year seen: May to August

Caterpillar's Diet:   Grasses, grains and sedges

Other:  A widespread species found throughout Southern Canada and the Northern United States. 


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