Baltimore Hypena Sightings

Order: Lepidoptera Family: Noctuidae Genus: Hypena Species: Hypena baltimoralis

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The Baltimore Bomolocha or Baltimore Hypena (Hypena baltimoralis) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in the Eastern part of the United States, west and south to Wisconsin, Missouri and Florida and Texas.

The wingspan is 26–32 mm (1.0–1.3 in). The moth flies from April to October depending on the location. There are at least two generations in New England and additional generations southward.

The larvae feed on maple, mainly red and silver maple.

External links

  • Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
  • Bug Guide

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Hypena baltimoralis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Hypena
Species: H. baltimoralis
Binomial name
Hypena baltimoralis
Guenée, 1854
  • Bomolocha baltimoralis