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Noctuidae
931875 – 10135   Sympistis riparia (Morrison, 1875)
             The Dune Noctuid

Aaron Hunt
Distribution: Dunes
Similar Species:
  • See 10135.7 Sympistis chons
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oncocnemis riparia Morrison, 1875
Oncocnemis manitoba McDunnough, 1941
Oncocnemis subterminalis McDunnough, 1941
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis riparia: Formerly placed in the genus Oncocnemis.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Goldstein, P.Z. & M.W. Nelson, 2017. Two psammophilic noctuids newly associated with beach plum, Prunus maritima (Rosaceae): The Dune Noctuid (Sympistis riparia) and Coastal Heathland Cutworm (Abagrotis benjamini) in Northeastern North America (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). Zookeys, 661: 61-89.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Sympistis riparia
Hugh McGuinness
Sympistis riparia
Aaron Hunt
Sympistis riparia
Seth Ausubel
Sympistis riparia
LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Sympistis riparia
34mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis riparia
35mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis riparia
35mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis riparia
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis riparia
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis riparia
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis riparia
34mm – Jim Vargo

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