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931847 – 10093.4   Sympistis sesmu Troubridge, 2008
Distribution Data for Sympistis sesmu
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Distribution: E. Oregon - Washington, ~ 1,800 - 4,600 ft.
and Size:
Late August - September. Wingspan ~ 30-36 mm.
Similar Species:
  • See 10093.1 - Sympistis incubus, 10093.3 - S. seth.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sympistis sesmu Troubridge, 2008
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis sesmu Troubridge, 2008, n. sp., Zootaxa, 1903:1-95.
  • 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 Pacific Northwest Moths
  • 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 sesmu
36mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis sesmu
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis sesmu
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis sesmu
31mm - dorsal – Jim Vargo
Sympistis sesmu
31mm - ventral – Jim Vargo

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