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931930 – 10156   Sympistis heliophila (Paykull, 1793)
Distribution Data for Sympistis heliophila
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Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Noctua heliophila Paykull, 1793
Anarta bicycla Packard, 1867
Phalaena leucoptera Esper, 1798
Noctua melaleuca Thunberg, 1791
Noctua moesta Hübner, 1808
Anarta penthica Stichel, 1911
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis heliophila: Includes as a synonym Sympistis melaleuca [10156].
Sympistis heliophila
24mm – © Canadian National Collection
Sympistis heliophila
26mm – © Gary Anweiler
Sympistis heliophila
22mm - LG – © Jim Vargo

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