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Species Hypena eductalis - Red-footed Hypena - Hodges#8455

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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 Hypeninae
Genus Hypena
Species eductalis (Red-footed Hypena - Hodges#8455)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypena eductalis Walker, 1858, Lafontaine & Schmidt, 2010 (1)
Lomanaltes lætulus Grote, 1873
Lomanaltes eductalis Smith, 1893 (2)
Hypena eductalis Hampson, 1895 (junior homonym - species described from India) (1)
one of twenty-nine species in the genus for North America north of Mexico. (1)
wingspan about 25 mm.
Saskatchewan to Nova Scotia and south to Florida and Texas
larval host is alder
See Also
Deceptive Hypena - Hypena deceptalis
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1874. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. 1: 14
Smith, J. B., 1895. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 48: (3)
Walker, F. 1858. Deltoides List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. 16: 36