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Syngrapha ignea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Hexapoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Scientific name  Syngrapha ignea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Rank  Species
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Similar  Syngrapha microgamma, Plusia putnami, Anagrapha falcifera

Syngrapha ignea, the mountain beauty, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from northern Alaska south to southern California and New Mexico, with a disjunct population in Labrador. It is also found sparingly across the boreal forest and the subarctic.

The wingspan is 29–32 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August depending on the location. There is one generation per year.

The larvae feed on Vaccinium and Salix species.


  • Syngrapha ignea ignea
  • Syngrapha ignea simulans (Labrador, northern Quebec)
  • References

    Syngrapha ignea Wikipedia