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931815 – 10041   Sympistis subsimplex (Dyar, 1904)

David Thornburg
Similar Species:
  • Sympistis min Troubridge, 2008 tends to have paler forewings; best separated by dissection.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oxycnemis subsimplex Dyar, 1904
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis subsimplex was formerly in the genus Oncocnemis (n. comb. in Troubridge (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
  • 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 subsimplex
David Thornburg
Sympistis subsimplex
LG(cc) ASU Hasbrouck Insect Collection
Sympistis subsimplex
24mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis subsimplex
27mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis subsimplex
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis subsimplex
25mm – Jim Vargo

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