Laysan dropseed noctuid moth

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Laysan dropseed noctuid moth
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Hypena
Species: H. laysanensis
Binomial name
Hypena laysanensis
(Swezey, 1914)
Synonyms
  • Nesamiptis laysanensis Swezey, 1914

The Laysan dropseed noctuid moth (Hypena laysanensis) was a species of moth in the Noctuidae family. This species is now extinct.

This moth was endemic to Laysan Island, one of the Outlying Hawaiian Islands, United States.

The larvae have been recorded on Sporobolus species.

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