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Sympistis nigrita
Scientific classification
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Genus:
Sympistis
Species:
S. nigrita
Binomial name
Sympistis nigrita
(Boisduval, 1840)
Synonyms
  • Anarta zetterstedtii
  • Sympistis zetterstedtii
  • Sympistis sibirica
  • Anarta nigrita
  • Sympistis nigrita
  • Sympistis besla (Skinner & Mengel, 1892)
  • Sympistis kolthoffi
  • Sympistis labradoris (Staudinger, 1901)

Sympistis nigrita is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The nominate subspecies is found in the Northern part of Europe.

The wingspan is 22–25 mm(.8661-.9843in).

The larvae feed on Dryas octopetala.

Subspecies

  • Sympistis nigrita nigrita (central Europe)
  • Sympistis nigrita zetterstedtii (northern Eurasia and into northwestern North America)
  • Sympistis nigrita kolthoffi (Alaska and Yukon)
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