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931807 – 10080   Sympistis tenuifascia (Smith, 1888)

Bob Martin
Distribution: Type locality: Colorado.
and Size:
Near treeline, mid-summer.
Similar Species:
  • See 10164.1 - Sympistis apep.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oncocnemis tenuifascia Smith, 1888
Oncocnemis mus Troubridge & Crabo, 1998
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis tenuifascia: Includes as a synonym Sympistis mus (Troubridge & Crabo, 1998) [10080.1]. Formerly placed in the genus Oncocnemis.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Smith, J.B., 1887. New species of Oncocnemis. Insect Life. U.S. Department Agriculture, 1: 18.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • 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 tenuifascia
22mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis tenuifascia
23mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis tenuifascia
LG – Jim Troubridge

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