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Species Sympistis figurata - Hodges#10130

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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 figurata (Sympistis figurata - Hodges#10130)
Hodges Number
10130
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis figurata (Harvey, 1875)
Oncocnemis figurata (Harvey, 1875)
Homohadena figurata Harvey, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence # 931946 (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 13-15 mm. (3)
Identification
The basal dash on the forewing is distinctive.
Range
California to New Mexico and Colorado, north to Alberta and British Columbia. (4)
Holotype collected in "Nevada".
Season
The main flight period appears to be April to August. (4)
Food
The host plant is not mentioned in any recent publications but expected to be Symphoricarpos species (snowberry) as in related species. (3)
Print References
Harvey, L.F., 1875. On a new species of Tricopsis and Homohadena, and remarks on Homohadena induta. The Canadian Entomologist, 7(5): 117.
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)
Wooley, F.H., 1915. Further notes on Alberta Lepidoptera, with description of a new species. The Canadian Entomologist, 47(1): 5.