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Species Hypenula cacuminalis - Long-Horned Owlet - Hodges#8376

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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 Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Hypenula
Species cacuminalis (Long-Horned Owlet - Hodges#8376)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
White-dotted Hypenula Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypenula cacuminalis (Walker, 1859)
Hypena cacuminalis Walker, 1859
Phylogenetic sequence # 930527
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed two species of the genus in America north of Mexico.(1)
Forewing length 13-14 mm. (2)
Southeastern United States and east to Texas and Arizona.(2)
May to October in western Texas. (2)
The larval host unknown. (2)
Life Cycle
The life cycle is unknown. (2)
Adults are attracted to lights. (2)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 43, fig. 3; p. 254. (2)