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Noctuidae
931906.1010067.1Sympistis forbesi – Zacharczenko & Wagner, 2014

Marcie O'Connor
Larva and
Host Plants:
Feverwort (Triosteum).
Similar Species: 10067 Sympistis chionanth larvae feed on ash (Fraxinus sp.). Adults typically have more white scaling on thorax, costal margin, wing base, and orbicular and reniform spots but identification is unreliable.
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis forbesi Zacharczenko & Wagner, 2014, n. sp., ZooKeys, 421: 93-107.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Zacharczenko, B.V., D.L. Wagner, M.J. Hatfield, 2014. A new cryptic Sympistis from eastern North America revealed by novel larval phenotype and host plant association (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Oncocnemidinae). ZooKeys, 421: 93-107.
Sympistis forbesi
M. J. Hatfield
Sympistis forbesi
M. J. Hatfield
Sympistis forbesi
Ilona Loser LG
on Triosteum perfoliatum
Sympistis forbesi
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG
[T] on Triosteum perfoliatum
Sympistis forbesi
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG
[T] on Triosteum perfoliatum
Sympistis forbesi
M. J. Hatfield LG
on Triosteum perfoliatum
Sympistis forbesi
M. J. Hatfield LG
on Triosteum perfoliatum
Sympistis forbesi
M. J. Hatfield LG
on Triosteum perfoliatum

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