WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

931926 – 10151   Sympistis dunbari (Harvey, 1876)
Distribution Data for Sympistis dunbari
Large Map & Chart Report Errors About Maps
Distribution: Canada: BC; USA: WA, OR.
Holotype: Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver Island
Similar Species:
  • 10151.1 Sympistis definita
  • 10151.2 Sympistis ferrirena is typically larger with lines smoother and without black component doubled.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hadena dunbari Harvey, 1876
Taxonomic Notes: Sympistis dunbari: Formerly placed in the genus Oncocnemis.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Crabo, L.G., P.C. Hammond, T. Mustelin & D.L. Wikle, 2018. Six new species and one new subspecies of noctuid moths from western United States of America and Mexico (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys, 788: 201-239.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Sympistis dunbari
John Davis
Sympistis dunbari
29mm – Canadian National Collection
Sympistis dunbari
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sympistis dunbari
30mm – Jim Vargo
Sympistis dunbari
Jeffrey C. Miller

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone