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930569 – 8447.1   Hypena appalachiensis (Butler, 1987)

Greg Raterman
Distribution: WV, NC, SC, KY (Butler 1987)
Genitalia: See Jour. Lepid. Soc., 41: 105
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Synonymy: Bomolocha appalachiensis Butler, 1987
Taxonomic Notes: Hypena appalachiensis (Butler, 1987), n. sp., Jour. Lepid. Soc., 41: 104-107, was formerly in the genus Bomolocha.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Butler, L., 1987. A new species of nearctic Bomolocha (Noctuidae) from the Appalachian area. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 41(2): 104-107.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hypena appalachiensis
- paratype - LG – T. Cooley (WVU Arth. Mus.)
Hypena appalachiensis
- paratype - LG – T. Cooley (WVU Arth. Mus.)

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