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931905 – 10068.1   Sympistis picina (Grote, 1880)
Distribution Data for Sympistis picina
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Distribution: Type locality: California.
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Synonymy: Homohadena picina Grote, 1880
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis picina (Grote, 1880), rev. stat. (Poole 1989), n. comb. (Troubridge 2008), was formerly a subspecies of Sympistis fortis (Grote, 1880) in the genus Homonconemis.
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  • Grote, A.R., 1880. North American Moths. The Canadian Entomologist, 12: 257.
  • Poole, R.W., 1989. Lepidopterorum Catalogus (New Series). Fascicle 118. Noctuidae, Parts 1-3. E. J. Brill; New York. 1314 pages. (out of print)
  • Troubridge, J.T., 2008. A generic realignment of the Oncocnemidini sensu Hodges (1983) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Oncocnemidinae), with descriptions of a new genus and 50 new species. Zootaxa, 1903: 1-95. (abstract)
Sympistis picina
36mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis picina
LG – Jim Troubridge

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