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930567 – 8446   Hypena deceptalis Walker, 1859
             Deceptive Hypena

Philip Kline
Distribution: Type locality (deceptalis): New York.
Type locality (perangulalis): New York.
Similar Species:
  • Hypena eductalis Walker, [1859]
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hypena deceptalis Walker, 1859
Bomolocha perangulalis Harvey, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Hypena deceptalis: Formerly placed 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.
  • Harvey, L.F., 1875. Observations on North American moths. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, 2: 283.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Walker, F., 1858. Deltoides. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 16: 30.
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