Hypena palparia

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Hypena palparia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Hypena
Species: H. palparia
Binomial name
Hypena palparia
Walker, 1861
Synonyms
  • Bomolocha palparia
  • Bomolocha scutellaris

The Variegated Snout-moth or Mottled Bomolocha (Hypena palparia) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Nova Scotia west across southern Canada to British Columbia, south to Alabama and Texas.

The wingspan is 27–33 mm. The moth flies from June to July depending on the location. There are at least two generations over much of east.

The larvae feed on the leaves of Ostrya virginiana and Corylus species.

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