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Species Hypsopygia new-species - Undescribed Hypsopygia

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Pyralinae
Genus Hypsopygia
Species new-species (Undescribed Hypsopygia)
Identification
Much darker than H. olinalis and lacking the yellow fringe, with the yellow markings on the forewings reduced.
Range
Abundant in June-July in coastal Pine Barrens along the Atlantic Coast such as Cape Cod, Long Island, and the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Also scattered records inland from the Southeast (Tennessee for example).