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Species Sympistis rosea - Hodges#10114

Moth 15 - Sympistis rosea Light Moth - Sympistis rosea Sympistis rosea Sympistis rosea? - Sympistis rosea Noctuidae? - Sympistis rosea
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Classification
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 rosea (Sympistis rosea - Hodges#10114)
Hodges Number
10114
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis rosea (Smith, 1903)
Oncocnemis rosea Smith, 1903
Phylogenetic sequence # 931873 (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 176 species of the genus Sympistis in America north of Mexico. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2013) reinstated one species. (2)
Size
Wingspan about 24-31 mm.
Smith (1903) reported a wingspan of 30 mm.
Identification
Adult: forewing light gray with pinkish tint toward base and slightly darker gray beyond PM line; AM line bold, black, almost straight; reniform and orbicular spots whitish; PM line scalloped, black, inconspicuous; hindwing medium gray, paler toward base, with dark veins and pale fringe; top of thorax light pinkish-brown
Range
southern California to western Texas. (3)
Season
adults fly from March to July
Print References
Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 40: 59-64. (1)
Lafontaine, J.D. & BC. Schmidt 2013. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 264: 230, 234. (2)
Smith, J.B. 1903. New Noctuids for 1903, No. 2, with Notes on Mamestra and Scotogramma. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 11(1) : 11.
Internet References
presence in California; list of 5 specimen records with dates and locations (U. of California at Berkeley)
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
J. Donald Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 227-236.
3.New U.S. records and other interesting moths from Texas
André Blanchard, Edward C. Knudson. 1985. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 39(1): 1-8.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems