Syngrapha alticola

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Syngrapha alticola
Caloplusia alticola.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Syngrapha
Species: S. alticola
Binomial name
Syngrapha alticola
(Walker, [1858])
Synonyms
  • Plusia alticola Walker, 1858
  • Syngrapha devergens alticola
  • Caloplusia alticola

Syngrapha alticola, the alticola looper moth or alpine beauty, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found across the Arctic, above the treeline from Newfoundland to Alaska, south in the mountains to central California and Colorado.

The wingspan is 26–27 mm. Adults are on wing from July to August depending on the location. There are two generations per year.

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