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Hypena obsitalis (Hubner, 1813)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Hypeninae genus Hypena → species Hypena obsitalis

Species name(s)

Hypena obsitalis (Hubner, 1813) = Pyralis obsitalis Hübner, [1813] = cholerica Schawerda, 1921.


Zoogeographical regions


Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily, France, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Azores, Albania, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Isles, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland) Canary Islands, Cyprus, Corsica, Crete, Luxembourg, Madeira, Macedonia, Malta,Channel Islands, Portugal (mainland), Sardinia, Sicily, Slovenia, France (mainland), Croatia, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Parietaria, probably also Urtica. [28]. Peter Khramov.


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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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