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931897 – 10118.3   Sympistis cherti Troubridge, 2008

Chris Kotzer
Distribution: South central British Columbia south to Nevada and California. Elevation ~ 2400 ft.- 6300 ft.
and Size:
Mid to late July-August. Wingspan - 30-40 mm.
Similar Species:
  • See 10104 Sympistis homogena
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sympistis cherti Troubridge, 2008
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis cherti Troubridge, 2008, n. sp., Zootaxa, 1903:1-95.
  • 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 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 cherti
40mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis cherti
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis cherti
37mm – Jim Vargo

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