Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syngrapha altera (Ottolengui, 1902)
Ottolengui, 1902 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931210
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included 24 species of the genus Syngrapha
in America north of Mexico. (2)
The wingspan averages 29-34 mm.
Ottolengui (1902) reported a wingspan of 29 mm. (forewing length of 15 mm.) (1)
Eichlin & Cunningham (1978) reported the range to include Nova Scotia to Ontario, south to New York and Michigan. (3)
McAlpine et al. (2010) reported Nova Scotia to eastern Quebec. (4)
Holotype ♀, collected by Rodrigues Ottolengui, 22-VIII-1888, Lake Nipigon, Ontario, in American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). (1)
The flight period is June to September. (5)
Eichlin & Cunningham (1978) reported the host plant is unknown. (3)
is larger with a forewing length of about 20 mm.
Eichlin, T.D. & H.B. Cunningham, 1978. The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology
. United States Department of Agriculture, 1567: p. 38; fig. 199; map 18. (3)
Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole, 1991. The Moths of America North of Mexico
, Fascicle 25.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 101; pl. 3.1-2. (6)
Ottolengui, R., 1902. Plusia
and allied genera with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society
, 10 : 69
, pl. 8, fig. 9.