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Noctuidae
931924.00 – 10098   Sympistis meadiana (Morrison, 1875)

Volkmar Heinrich
Distribution: Canada: BC; USA: CO, NV, WA, OR, CA. (PNWM, BOLD, LeoSoc.)
Type locality: Colorado.
Description/
Field Marks:
Forewings typically with both am. and pm. lines reaching the inner margin.
Similar Species:
  • Oxycnemis orbicularis typically has forewings with both am. and pm. lines incomplete.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oncocnemis meadiana Morrison, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis meadiana: Formerly placed in the genus Oncocnemis.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Notes on the Noctuidae, with descriptions of certain new species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 27: 60.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Sympistis meadiana
Volkmar Heinrich
Sympistis meadiana
31mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis meadiana
31mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis meadiana
Jeff Smith
Sympistis meadiana
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis meadiana
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis meadiana
27mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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