Hypeninae

Hypena proboscidalis01.jpg
The Hypeninae are a subfamily of moths in the Erebidae family. A notable species is Mecistoptera griseifusa, which lives solely on tears it drinks with its proboscis.

The subfamily was previously classified in the Noctuidae family. Several genera that were previously classified in the subfamily have been moved to the Rivulinae and Boletobiinae subfamilies of Erebidae, leaving the Hypeninae as a group of genera closely related to the type genus Hypena.


This page was last edited on 24 February 2018, at 06:03.
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