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931878.0010135.4Sympistis major (Grote, 1881)

Chris Kotzer
Similar Species:
  • See 10135.7 Sympistis chons
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oncocnemis major Grote, 1881
Oncocnemis deserticola McDunnough, 1941
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis major (Grote, 1881) is raised to full species status from synonymy of 10135 Sympistis riparia (Morrison, 1875), J. Entomol. Soc. B.C. 95:46, and includes as a synonymn Sympistis deserticola [10135.3].
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Troubridge J. & L. Crabo, 1998. New Oncocnemis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from the Pacific Northwest. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia, 95: 33-51.
Sympistis major
31mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis major
34mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis major
36mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis major
Canadian National Collection
Sympistis major
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis major
33mm – Jim Vargo
Sympistis major
- 36mm – Tom Dimock

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