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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:
  • 10059 Sympistis badistriga - white prothoracic collar compared to the almost black thorax; streakier wings; wider streaks from the wing base and in the cell from the orbicular spot to the subterminal area; whiter hind wings in both males and females.
  • 10059.1 Sympistis tenuistriga - paler brown prothoracic collar than the color of the thorax with some white tips to the scales in some and the thorax is mainly brown with black adjacent to the collar and on the sides. The forewing is a more even brown or gray with less streaking on the ground color and the black streaks are thinner.
  • 10066 Sympistis fifia - overall more blotchy look with a mostly gray collar and thorax, gray wings, sometimes tinged with brown frequently with dark shading in the lower part of the medial area, which is more constricted than the other two species; fine black streaks in the subterminal; basal and subapical streaks are less sharply defined than the other species; the hind wing is darker sex for sex that either badistriga or tenuistriga.
      - Don Lafontaine (pers. comm. 11/21/2018)
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
Sympistis badistriga
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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