Hypena

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Hypena
Hypena.proboscidalis.7469.jpg
Hypena proboscidalis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Hypeninae
Genus: Hypena
Schrank, 1802
Synonyms
  • Apanda Moore, 1882
  • Anepischetos Smith, 1900
  • Badausa Walker, 1863
  • Bomolocha Hübner, 1825
  • Jussalypena
  • Lomanaltes Grote, 1873
  • Nesamiptis Meyrick, 1899
  • Ophiuche
  • Peliala
  • Phanaspa
  • Plathypena

Hypena is a genus of moths in the Erebidae family. These non-migratory moths overwinter as pupae and almost never come to bait as adults.

Taxonomy[edit]

The genus includes the former Bomolocha species.

Description[edit]

Antennae minutely ciliated in male. An acute frontal tuft present, Thorax smoothly scaled. Abdomen with dorsal tufts. Mid and hind tibia slightly hairy. Fore wings with acute and depressed apex.[1]

Selected species[edit]

The following species are included in the genus. The lists may be incomplete.

Extant[edit]

Extinct[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-iii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]