Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
* formerly placed in family Noctuidae.
* includes genus Bomolocha, a synonym of Hypena.
Explanation of Names
Hypeninae from the type genus Hypena
(Schrank), Greek for "beard," referring to the projecting palpi. (1)
About 29 species in 2 genera (Hypena, Lomanaltes) in North America.