Hypena isogona Meyrick, 1889
(one synonym : Bomolocha disualis Swinhoe, 1917)
HYPENINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hypena isogona
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Maleny, Queensland)

The adult moth has grey and brown patterned forewings, each with a dark brown fascia with scalloped boundaries, and two white-tipped dark spots by the wing-tip. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.

    Hypena isogona
    (Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1889, p. 478-479, No. 73.


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    (written 14 May 2020)