Lovegrass noctuid moth

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Lovegrass noctuid moth
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Hypena
Species: H. plagiota
Binomial name
Hypena plagiota
(Meyrick, 1899)
Synonyms
  • Nesamiptis plagiota Meyrick, 1899
  • Nesamiptis proterortha Meyrick, 1928

The lovegrass noctuid moth (Hypena plagiota) was a species of moth in the Noctuidae family. It was endemic to Kauai, Oahu and Maui.

Larvae have been recorded feeding on Eragrostis species.

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