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Species Sympistis pallida - Hodges#10118.1

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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 pallida (Sympistis pallida - Hodges#10118.1)
Hodges Number
10118.1
Range
Great Basin (1)
Habitat
low to middle elevations; dry, open sagebrush steppe and open sage hill in dry forest (1)
Season
late summer to early fall (1)
See Also
Sympistis homogena is overall darker. Troubridge (2008) separates pallida from homogena and gives pallida species status. (2)
Sympistis helena appears to be limited to southern California.
Sympistis khem is not as dark in the ST area, has a narrower FW, and hindwing fringe is noticeably checkered as opposed to the dark gray unbroken medial line of fringe found on pallida. (2)
Print References
Troubridge, J.T., 2008. A generic realignment of the Oncoconemidini sensu Hodges (1983) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Oncocnemidinae), with descriptions of a new genus and 50 new species. Zootaxa 1903: pages 1-95. Plate E, Fig. 16, pg. 79 (2)