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Species Sympistis youngi - Hodges#10116

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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 youngi (Sympistis youngi - Hodges#10116)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis youngi (McDunnough, 1922)
Oncocnemis youngi McDunnough, 1922
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of collector Charles H. Young of Ottawa. Young supplied many "exquisitely mounted specimens" to Kearfott, August Busck and J.H. McDunnough and has several lepidoptera named for him, including Acleris youngana (McDunnough), Crambus youngellus Kearfott, Sympistis youngi (McDunnough) and Thaumatographa youngiella (Busck).
Wingspan 38 mm.
Records from British Columbia to southern California. (1)
Holotype female: Departure Bay, British Columbia (C.H. Young, Aug. 7).
Print References
McDunnough, J. 1923. Some apparently undescribed Noctuidae (Lepid.). The Canadian Entomologist 54(10): 236.