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Noctuidae
931917.0010113.2Sympistis sokar Troubridge, 2008

Chris Kotzer
Distribution: Western Great Basin from northern Nevada to central Washington. Habitat dry canyons with thin soil or basalt cliffs. Elevations ~ 2,700-5,800 ft.
Seasonality
and Size:
Late July - September. Wingspan ~ 28-34 mm.
Similar Species:
  • See also 10113 Sympistis chorda and 10113.3 - Sympistis dischorda. Separate from chorda by range. Separate from dischorda by habitat.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sympistis sokar Troubridge, 2008
References
  • 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 sokar
32mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis sokar
32mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis sokar
32mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis sokar
LG – Jim Troubridge

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