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Species Sympistis corusca - Hodges#10074

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 corusca (Sympistis corusca - Hodges#10074)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis corusca (Smith, 1899)
Oncocnemis corusca Smith, 1899
Phylogenetic sequence # 931795 (1)
Smith (1899) listed a wingspan of 27 mm.
Smith (1899) original description as Oncocnemis corusca is online in the print references.
California, Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, and Wyoming. (2), (3)
Print References
Smith, J.B., 1899. Notes on Scotogramma and Oncocnemis with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 7: 40.