Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Sympistis acheron (Troubridge, 2008)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Oncocnemidinae
Identification: See description at http://pnwmoths.biol.wwu.edu/browse/family-noctuidae/subfamily-oncocnemidinae/sympistis/sympistis-acheron/
Wing Span: 3.0-3.6 cm
Life History:
Flight: Late summer and fall.
Caterpillar Hosts: Not known
Adult Food:
Habitat: Widely distributed in conifer forests of subalpine fir, Douglas fir and ponderosa pine at middle to high elevations in the Rocky Mountains, Cascades, and Siskiyou Mountains.W
Range: Widespread in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest as far north as the southern third of British Columbia. It occurs in the Cascades, Siskiyou Mountains, Blue Mountains, and various ranges in the western Rocky Mountains.
Management Needs: