Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Sympistis forbesi (Zacharczenko & Wagner, 2014)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Oncocnemidinae
Wing Span: 2.8-3.3 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae have only been found on Triosteum perfoliatum, but they've been reared on Triosteum aurantiacum and Ash (Fraxinus).
Adult Food:
Habitat: Prairie, Savanna, woods edge, and open woodland where the host plant (Triosteum) grows.
Range: Zacharczenko et al. (2014) includes Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota. Possibly larger range based on host plant range.
Management Needs:
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