Hypena malagasy

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Hypena malagasy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Hypeninae
Genus: Hypena
Species: H. malagasy
Binomial name
Hypena malagasy
(Viette, 1968)
  • Sarmatia malagasy Viette, 1968

Hypena malagasy is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is native to central eastern Madagascar.[1]

This species has a wingspan of 34 mm, the basic colour of its wings is violet-brown or chocolate-brown.[2]


  1. ^ afromoths.net
  2. ^ Lödl M.,1998, The identity of Hypena (Trichypena) malagasy Viette, 1968 [Sarmatia] comb.n. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae).Quadrifina 1: 67- 71