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Species Hypena degesalis - Hodges#8459

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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 degesalis (Hypena degesalis - Hodges#8459)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypena degesalis Walker, 1859 (1)
Species name was misspelled as degasalis in Lafontaine and Schmidt (2010)(2) and Franclemont and Todd (1983). (1)
Hypena ancara Druce, 1890
Hypena vinculalis Möschler, 1890
Hypena disseptalis Walker, [1866]
Ophiuche degasalis (Walker, 1859) (3)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930582 (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 29 species of the genus Hypena in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan about 20 mm. (4)
Heppner (2003) listed the range to include Florida; Texas; West Indies; Mexico to Brazil. (5)
Heppner (2003) reported March to June, August to December. (5)
Moth Photographers Group displays March to December records. (4)
Heppner (2003) reported the host unknown. (5)
Works Cited
1.Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico
J. Donald Lafontaine & B. Christian Schmidt. 2011. Zookeys, 149.1805.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems