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Species Sympistis tenuifascia - Hodges#10080

Sympistis tenuifascia - Hodges #10080 - Sympistis tenuifascia
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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 tenuifascia (Sympistis tenuifascia - Hodges#10080)
Hodges Number
10080
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis tenuifascia (Smith, 1888)
Synonym Sympistis mus [Hodges #10080.1]
Phylogenetic sequence # 931807 (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
Forewing length 9-10 mm. (3)
Identification
Determined by Gary Anweiler.
Habitat
Usually found near the tree line at higher elevations.
Season
Adults fly July to early September.
Food
Larval host is unknown.
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)