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Species Sympistis astrigata - Hodges#10134

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 astrigata (Sympistis astrigata - Hodges#10134)
Hodges Number
10134
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis astrigata (Barnes & McDunnough (1), 1912)
Oncocnemis astrigata Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Phylogenetic sequence # 931922 (2)
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 17-19 mm. (3)
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
Range
California to New Mexico and Utah.
Syntypes ♀ (2) from Eureka, Utah, in USNM, Washington. (5)
Season
The main flight period appears to be May to August. (3)
Food
Cercocarpus betuloides Nutt. ex T. & G. (birchleaf mountain mahogany).
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1912. Fifty new species and varieties. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America 1(5): 13; pl. 2., fig. 4.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 51, fig. 22; p. 285. (3)