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Species Hypena ramstadtii - Ramstadt's Hypena - Hodges#8442.1

Hypena ramstadtii - Hodges #8442.1 - Hypena ramstadtii - male moth - Hypena ramstadtii Hypena ramstadtii Ramstadt's Hypena (Hypena ramstadtii) - Hypena ramstadtii Ramstadt's Hypena (Hypena ramstadtii) - Hypena ramstadtii Hypena ramstadtii
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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 ramstadtii (Ramstadt's Hypena - Hodges#8442.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypena ramstadtii (Wyatt, 1967)
Bomolocha ramstadtii Wyatt, 1967 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930563
Explanation of Names
The species is named in honor of Mr. Henry Ramstadt of Chicago, who collected the type specimen in Florida. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 29 species of the genus Hypena in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wyatt (1967) listed the forewing length of the holoytpe ♀ as 15 mm. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Georgia, and Florida to southern Texas. (3), (4)
Holotype ♀ collected 5 miles northeast of Cleveland, Charlotte County, Florida, 18-IV-1953, Mr. Henry Ramstadt.(1)
The adults are most common from March to June, and October. (5), (6)
Heppner (2003) reported adults in Florida during the months of April, June, and October. (6)
Wyatt (1967) did not describe the immature stages or list a host plant. (1)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (5)
Print References
Wyatt, A.K., 1967. A new Bomolocha from Florida (Noctuidae). Journal of the Lepidopterist's Society, 21(2): 125-126. (1)
Works Cited
1.A new Bomolocha from Florida (Noctuidae).
Alex K. Wyatt. 1967. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 21(2): 125-126.
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.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2004. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates.
4.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems