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Species Hypena tenebrosa - Hodges#8458

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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 tenebrosa (Hypena tenebrosa - Hodges#8458)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypena tenebrosa (Walker, 1865)
Peliala tenebrosa Walker, 1865
Bomolocha annulalis Grote (1), 1876
Phylogenetic sequence # 930581 (2)
Smith (1895) listed a wingspan of 26 mm. (3)
Determined by Charles Bordelon & Ed Knudson (Texas Lepidoptera Survey).
Southern Texas, Louisiana; Arizona(?).
Holotype from Texas, in BMNH, London. (4)
The main flight period appears to be September to November. (5)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1876. Checklist of the Noctuidae. 45; note 12.
Lafontaine & Schmidt, 2015:135 (6)
Smith, J.B., 1895. Contributions toward a monograph of the insects of the lepidopterous family Noctuidae of boreal North America a revision of the deltoid moths. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 48: 108. (3)