Hypena lividalis is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It has an Afro-Tropical and possibly Circumtropical distribution. It is known from the western parts of the Palaearctic ecozone and the Neotropics. It is a rare migrant in western, central and northern Europe. In the Mediterranean sclerophyllous forest zone, it is widespread and often abundant. In the Levant, it has been recorded from Lebanon, Jordan and Israel.
Adults are on wing year round. There are multiple generations per year.
The larvae feed on Parietaria and Urtica species.