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Species Sympistis ragani - Hodges#10132

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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 ragani (Sympistis ragani - Hodges#10132 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis ragani (Barnes, 1928)
Oncocnemis ragani Barnes, 1928
Phylogenetic sequence # 931951 (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length as 13-15 mm. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) stated Sympistis ragani can be distinguished from S. semicollaris by the brown head. (2)
Southern California and Arizona to Oregon. (3)
The main flight period is June to September, but the species is thought to be double brooded. (4), (3)
The early flight is April (Bug Guide record).
The host plant is Lonicera spp. ( honeysuckle). (3)
See Also
Sympistis semicollaris has a gray head. (2)
Print References
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. (5)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl. 51, fig. 27; p. 286. (2)