Hypena labatalis

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Hypena labatalis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Hypena
Species: H. labatalis
Binomial name
Hypena labatalis
Walker, [1859][1]

Hypena labatalis is a species of moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Australia (including Queensland), India and Sri Lanka.

Description[edit]

Wingspan about 28mm. Fore wings much broader. The outer margin less oblique. Raised tufts are slight. Palpi very long and they are pale or dark greyish reddish brown in color. Fore wings with a dark speck in cell and another at end of it. A very indistinct postmedial line which is highly angled beyond the cell, where it is met by the long curved apical white streak, which has two dark spots in its bend. Ventral side of fore wings with pale costa, which speckled with fuscous and with a subapical black and white spot. Hind wings pale with dark specks and cell spot.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Faunal Directory
  2. ^ 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.