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Noctuidae
931821.0010059Sympistis badistriga – Brown-lined Sallow Moth – (Grote, 1872)

Nolie Schneider
Distribution: CNC records from Canada: QC, ON, MB, SK, AB; USA: WI - 11/21/2018
Similar Species:
  • 9044 Marimatha nigrofimbria, wide spread east of the Rockies, has head without frontal protuberance (magnification may be required) and pm. line usually absent but when visible is evenly curved around the reniform spot.
  • 9044.1 Marimatha squala, AZ south into Mexico, has a pm. line evenly curved around the reniform spot.
  • 9044.2 Marimatha quadrata, AZ and TX south into Mexico, has a pm. line evenly curved around the reniform spot. In Texas, examination of frontal protuberance may be needed to eliminate well marked nigrofimbria. In Arizona, dissection may be needed to separate fom squala.
  • 9045 Marimatha tripuncta, FL and TX, has a pm. line deeply curved around the reniform spot.
  • 9045.1 Marimatha piscimala, TX and AZ into Mexico, has a pm. line deeply curved around the reniform spot. Dissection required in Texas to separate tripuncta and piscimala.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Formerly placed in the genus Homohadena.
References
Sympistis badistriga
Jim Sogaard
Sympistis badistriga
Nolie Schneider
Sympistis badistriga
30mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis badistriga
31mm – Canadian National Collection
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32mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis badistriga
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis badistriga
34mm – Jim Vargo
Sympistis badistriga
Canadian National Collection LG

Sympistis badistriga
Canadian National Collection LG

Sympistis badistriga
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Sympistis badistriga
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Sympistis badistriga
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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