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Species Sympistis sanina - Hodges#10094

moth - Sympistis sanina
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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 sanina (Sympistis sanina - Hodges#10094)
Hodges Number
10094
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis sanina (Smith, 1910)
Oncocnemis sanina Smith, 1910
Phylogenetic sequence # 931849 (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
Smith (1910) listed the wingspan 28-30 mm.
Identification
Determined by Jan Metlevski.
Range
California to Wyoming, Nebraska, and New Mexico. (3)
Holotype from Gunnison, Colorado, 9 July (no year given).
Season
The main flight period appears to be June to October. (3), (4)
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1910. New Species of Noctuidae for 1910. No. 1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 18: 91.