Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Species Sympistis singularis - Hodges#10109

Moth - Sympistis singularis
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Oncocnemidinae
Genus Sympistis
Species singularis (Sympistis singularis - Hodges#10109)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis singularis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912)
Oncocnemis singularis Barnes & McDunnough, 1912 (1)
FWL: 13 to 14 mm (2).
See original description in print references below (1).
Records from coastal southern California (2). MPG includes records from Arizona (3).
Records from February to July (2). MPG includes records from September and October in Arizona (3).
Larvae feed on the buds and flowers of Keckiella cordifolia (4).
Print References
Barnes, W.; McDunnough, J.H. "Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America". Vol. 1(5): 14, pl. 2, fig. 6 (1).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Larval foodplant records for 106 species of North American moths
Noel McFarland. 1975. Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society 29(2): 112-125.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems