Agrotis cremata (Butler, 1880:8)

Maui agrotis noctuid moth, Cremata agrotis noctuid moth, Maui cutworm



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Spælotis cremata Butler, 1880:8 (original combination); Spaelotis cremata Butler, 1880; Euxoa cremata (Butler, 1880)


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Maui and Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology




Two syntypes (1 male, 1 female) are in the BMNH (Beccaloni et al. 2003).






Original scientific description:

Butler, Arthur G. (1880). On two small consignments of Lepidoptera from the Hawaiian Islands. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 17: 6-9.


Other references:

Beccaloni, G., Scoble, M., Kitching, I., Simonsen, T., Robinson, G., Pitkin, B., Hine, A. & Lyal, C. (Editors). 2003. The Global Lepidoptera Names Index (LepIndex). World Wide Web electronic publication. [accessed 11 May 2012]


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