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Species Sympistis poliochroa - Hodges#10094.4

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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 poliochroa (Sympistis poliochroa - Hodges#10094.4)
Hodges Number
10094.4
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis poliochroa (Hampson, 1906)
Oncocnemis poliochroa Hampson, 1906
Phylogenetic sequence # 931853
Numbers
There are more than 175 Sympistis species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 36 mm. (Hampson)
Identification
Original description as Oncocnemis poliochroa Hampson, is available at the link in the print references below.
Range
California to Colorado and northward. (2), (3), (4)
Season
Records of adults are mostly from August to September. (3)
Food
Larval host is unknown but Penstemon species are likely. (2)
See Also
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Hampson, G.F. 1906. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. 6: 175.