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931860 – 10124.1   Sympistis amenthes Troubridge, 2008

(cc) Yan Chun Su
Distribution: Washington - Oregon, East slope of Cascade Mtns. to Northwestern Nevada.  Elevations ~ 2,600 - 5,600 ft.
Holotype: "USA: Washington, Douglas Co., Corbaley Cyn., 2600’."
and Size:
September.  Wingspan ~ 28-36 mm.
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Synonymy: Sympistis amenthes Troubridge, 2008
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis amenthes Troubridge, 2008, n. sp., Zootaxa, 1903:1-95.
  • 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 amenthes
36mm – © Canadian National Collection
Sympistis amenthes
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Sympistis amenthes
31mm – © Jim Vargo

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