New York Natural Heritage Program
A Noctuid Moth
Sympistis riparia (Morrison, 1875)

New York State Distribution [-]
This species is documented from Long Island (Forbes 1954) and a nearby offshore island, Robins Island. It is likely restricted to Long Island and nearby offshore islands, since it is confined to the coast for much of its range.

Global Distribution [-]
This species has been reported from the Great Lakes region and the Atlantic Coast. It has been reported from Long Island (Forbes 1954), New Jersey, Massachusetts, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Ontario (NatureServe 2010). For most of its known range, it is confined to the coast. Long Island is the southern part of its range.