Hypena madefactalis

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Hypena madefactalis
Gray-edged Bomolocha Moth (Hypena madefactalis) in South Knoxville, Tennessee.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Hypena
Species: H. madefactalis
Binomial name
Hypena madefactalis
Guenée, 1854
  • Hypena caducalis Walker, 1858
  • Hypena damnosalis Walker, 1859
  • Hypena achatinalis Zeller, 1872
  • Hypena profecta Grote, 1872
  • Bomolocha madefactalis (Guenée, 1854)

The Gray-edged Hypena or Gray-eyed Bomolocha (Hypena madefactalis) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from extreme southern Canada (Quebec) to Georgia and Texas.

The wingspan is 25–32 mm. The moth flies from April to August in the south and from May to August in the north. There are at least two generations per year.

The larvae feed on walnut, mainly Juglans nigra and Juglans cinerea. Larvae have also been reared on shagbark hickory.

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