Hypena bijugalis

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Hypena bijugalis
Hypena bijugalis – Dimorphic Bomolocha Moth (15521111585).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Hypena
Species: H. bijugalis
Binomial name
Hypena bijugalis
Walker, 1859
  • Bomolocha bijugalis
  • Hypena toreuta
  • Hypena internalis
  • Hypena albisignalis
  • Hypena pallialis
  • Bomolocha fecialis

The Dimorphic Bomolocha, Dimorphic Hypena or Toothed Snout-Moth (Hypena bijugalis) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Nova Scotia across southern Canada to Vancouver Island, south to over the whole United States to Florida.

The wingspan is 24–31 mm. The moth flies from April to September depending on the location. There are two generations in much of the east. More generations southward.

The larvae feed on Cornus sericea and perhaps other Cornus species.

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