Hypena prionodes Fletcher D. S., 1961

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Hypeninae
GENUS Hypena
SPECIES prionodes
AUTHORFletcher D. S., 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHypena prionodes sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Uganda], Ruwenzori, Misigo, 8550 ft, 02–03.viii.1952, leg. D. S. Fletcher.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 2877♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide 2878♀, BMNH; Paratypes 9♂, 5♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to the subgenus Ophiuche by H. Hacker (2021: 132).
PUBLICATION Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
PAGINATION 245, figs 75, 76, 118, 305

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Lödl M. 1995h. Revision der Gattung Hypena Schrank, 1802 s.l., der äthiopischen und madagassischen Region, Teil 2. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 97B:255–393. 298
Kenya   Lödl M. 1994h. Revision der Gattung Hypena Schrank 1802 s.l., der äthiopischen und madagassischen Region, Teil 1 (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae). - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 96B:373–590. 528
Tanzania   Lödl M. 1994h. Revision der Gattung Hypena Schrank 1802 s.l., der äthiopischen und madagassischen Region, Teil 1 (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae). - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 96B:373–590. 528
Uganda   Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323. 245

Notes:  The known specimens consist of three species which need further study (H. Hacker 2021: 144).

Host Plants

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