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930668 – 8431   Hypenopsis macula (Druce, 1891)
             Black-spotted Hypenopsis

[T] - © Carol Wolf
Distribution: USA: FL.
Type locality: "Panama, Chiriqui".
Similar Species:
  • Hypenopsis calusa Landry & Landry, 2023.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hypenodes macula Druce, 1891
Taxonomic Notes: Hypenopsis macula (Druce, 1891), formerly in the genus Schrankia, is returned to Hypenopsis Dyar, 1913, status revalidated, (Landry et al., 2023).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAE5679 (includes paralectotype).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAL2056 (includes lectotype).
  • Druce, H., 1881-1900. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera, 1: 441; pl. 36, fig. 1.
  • Landry, J.-F., Landry, B., Goldstein, P., 2023. On the species formerly assigned to Schrankia Hübner (Erebidae: Hypenodinae) in the Western Hemisphere, with the revalidation of Hypenopsis Dyar and descriptions of three new species. Revue suisse de Zoologie, 130(2): 353­-387.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hypenopsis macula
[T] © Carol Wolf
Hypenopsis macula
- lectotype - LG – © JFL (Landry et al., 2023)
Hypenopsis macula
- LG – © JFL (Landry et al., 2023)
Hypenopsis macula
- LG – © JFL (Landry et al., 2023)

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