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Sympistis extremis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Sympistis extremis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Sympistis
Rank  Species

Sympistis extremis is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from British Columbia to Washington and Oregon. It was formerly known as Oncocnemis chorda extremis, a subspecies of Oncocnemis chorda, but was elevated to species level as Oncocnemis extremis in 1999 and transferred to the Sympistis genus in 2008.

The wingspan is 30–34 mm.

The larvae feed on Penstemon species, particularly Penstemon fruticosus.

References

Sympistis extremis Wikipedia


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