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Species Hypena vega - Hodges#8451

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Classification
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 vega (Hypena vega - Hodges#8451)
Hodges Number
8451
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypena vega Smith, 1900
Bomolocha vega (Smith, 1900) (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930574
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 29 species of the genus Hypena in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Smith (1900) listed the wingspan as 30-33 mm. (1)
Identification
Chris Grinter photo soon!
Range
Southern California to New Mexico.
Holotype from Las Vegas, New Mexico #4820 in USNM.
Print References
Smith, J.B., 1900. A hundred new moths of the family Noctuidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 22: 494. (1)
Works Cited
1.A hundred new moths of the family Noctuidae
John B. Smith. 1900. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 22(1203): 413-495.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems