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931884 – 10139.1   Sympistis pachet Troubridge, 2008
Distribution Data for Sympistis pachet
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Distribution: USA: southwestern UT, northeastern AZ, southern NV, southeastern CA (Troubridge 2008).
Holotype: ♀, "USA, Nevada, Coyote Summit, 6 mi. SSW of Tempiute, 5600".
Similar Species:
  • Sympistis obscurata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912) tends to have darker forewing and duskier hindwing with more contrasting venation; possible range overlap with pachet in eastern Mojave Desert (Dave Wikle, pers. comm., 2022).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sympistis pachet Troubridge, 2008
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis pachet Troubridge, 2008, n. sp., Zootaxa, 1903:44.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • 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 pachet
29mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis pachet
29mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis pachet
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis pachet
30mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Sympistis pachet
- 30mm – Tom Dimock

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