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Sympistis funebris
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Scientific classification
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Sympistis
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S. funebris
Binomial name
Sympistis funebris
(Hübner, 1809)
Synonyms
  • Noctua funebris Hübner, 1809
  • Sympistis funesta Paykull, 1793
  • Homohedena cocklei Dyar, 1904
  • Homohadena coclei Dyar, 1904

Sympistis funebris is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Fennoscandia, the Alps, northern Russia through Siberia to Japan. It is also found in the northern parts of North America.

The wingspan is 25–27 mm.

The larvae feed on Betula nana and Vaccinium species, including Vaccinium uliginosum.

Subspecies

Homohadena coclei
Sympistis funesta cocklei
  • Sympistis funebris funebris
  • Sympistis funesta cocklei
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