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Genus Hyperstrotia - Graylet Moths

White-lined Graylet Moth   - Hyperstrotia nana Hyperstrotia villificans - White-lined Graylet - Hyperstrotia nana unknown moth - Hyperstrotia nana Yellow-spotted Graylet Moth - Hyperstrotia flaviguttata Pennsylvania Moth - Hyperstrotia nana Moth - Hyperstrotia nana genitalia - Hyperstrotia pervertens - female White-lined Graylet - Hyperstrotia nana
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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 Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Hyperstrotia (Graylet Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hyperstrotia Hampson, 1910
There are 6 species in North America and about 16 total.
Hodges #9038 Hyperstrotia villificans (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918) is returned from synonymy of #9035 Hyperstrotia nana to full species status, ZooKeys, 788: 245. (1)