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Species Hypena minualis - Sooty Hypena - Hodges#8457

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Hypeninae
Genus Hypena
Species minualis (Sooty Hypena - Hodges#8457)
Hodges Number
8457
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypena minualis Guenée, 1854
Ophiuche minualis
Hypena citata Grote 1872
H. trituberalis Zell, 1872
H. obtectalis Möschler, 1886
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 29 species of the genus Hypena in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
wingspan approximately 20 mm.
Identification
Range
Eastern North America to Central America.
Food
larvae have been found on Arrowleaf or Cuban Jute (Sida rhombifolia) USDA Plant Profile
See Also
Hop vine Moth - Hypena humuli


Green Cloverworm Moth - Hypena scabra