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Hypena madefactalis - Gray-edged Hypena TL: ~20 mm. Sexually dimorphic, wavy PM line. Hosts: Black walnut and butternut.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 365 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
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2021(158)<br />
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Hypena madefactalis - Gray-edged Hypena

TL: ~20 mm. Sexually dimorphic, wavy PM line. Hosts: Black walnut and butternut.

Habitat: Attracted to a 365 nm LED light in a semi-rural area

2021(158)

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  1. woah! this is so dark and velvety! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks! I think the velvet appearance is actually blur because it was vibrating its wings. Posted one year ago

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The gray-edged hypena or gray-eyed bomolocha is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from extreme southern Canada to Georgia and Texas.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jul 21, 2021. Captured Jul 20, 2021 00:12 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO1600
  • 100mm