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931912 – 10055.1   Sympistis anweileri Troubridge & Lafontaine, 2008

© Bob Martin
Distribution: Alberta to British Columbia to Montana.  Mountains from treeline to valleys, in dry forests.  Elevations ~ 2,000 - 8,000 ft.
and Size:
Mid-July to late August.  Wingspan ~ 30-36 mm.
Similar Species:
  • See 10055 Sympistis dentata
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sympistis anweileri Troubridge & Lafontaine, 2008
  • 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
  • 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 anweileri
35mm – © Canadian National Collection
Sympistis anweileri
LG – © Jim Troubridge

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