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930593 – 8404.2   Rivula stepheni Sullivan, 2009

© Tony DeSantis
Distribution: North Carolina, Florida, Louisiana. Mixed forest near small streams.
and Size:
April - December. Wingspan ~ 16-20 mm.
Field Marks:
Plain, ivory-colored species with scattered black markings.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Rivula stepheni Sullivan, 2009
Taxonomic Notes: Rivula stepheni Sullivan, 2009, n. sp., ZooKeys, 9: 3-10.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Sullivan, J.B., 2009. A New Species of Rivula Guenée (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) from Southeastern United States. ZooKeys, 9: 3-10.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Rivula stepheni
© John Trent
Rivula stepheni
© CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Rivula stepheni
Holotype – © CNC - Jocelyn Gill

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