Hypena obacerralis Walker, [1859] -

Taxonomic Information

Hypena Schrank, 1802 species known from the Indian subregion.
Hypena abducalis Walker, [1859]. India. 
Hypena abnormalis Hampson, 1912. Sri Lanka.
Hypena abyssinialis Guenée, 1854. N. India. 
Hypena aenescens Hampson, 1907. S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Hypena albifusa Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris. 
Hypena albisigna (Moore, 1882). India: Meghalaya. 
Hypena assimilis Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris. 
Hypena castanealis Moore, 1867. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
Hypena castaneipalpis Swinhoe, 1895. India: Meghalaya (Cherrapunji). 
Hypena colombana Moore, [1885]. Sri Lanka. 
Hypena conscitalis Walker, [1866]. India. 
Hypena cyanea (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka. 
Hypena daria Swinhoe, 1891. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Hypena denticulata (Moore, 1882). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
Hypena detersalis Walker, [1859]. Sri Lanka. 
Hypena divaricata Moore, 1882. India: Assam, Meghalaya. 
Hypena duplicilinea Hampson, 1895.India:  Sikkim. 
Hypena elongalis (Fabricius, 1794). India: Nilgiris. 
Hypena extensa Walker, [1866]. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
Hypena externa Moore, 1882. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
Hypena gonospilalis Walker, [1866]. Indo-Australian tropics. 
Hypena griseapex Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris. 
Hypena griseipennis Moore, 1882. India: Meghalaya (Cherrapunji). 
Hypena hamata Hampson, 1895. India: Naga Hills. 
Hypena iconicalis Walker, [1859]. Indian subregion.
Hypena irrota (Wileman & South, 1917). Sikkim. 
Hypena jocosalis Walker, [1859]. Sri Lanka; S. India. 
Hypena jugalis Walker, [1859]. E. Himalaya.
Hypena labatalis Walker, [1859]. India; Sri Lanka. 
Hypena laceratalis Walker, [1859]. Indian subregion.
Hypena lacessalis Walker, [1859]. N. India.
Hypena laxia Swinhoe, 1891. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).  
Hypena lignealis Walker, [1866]. Sri Lanka. 
Hypena lividalis (Hübner, 1796). Indo-Australian tropics. 
Hypena longipennis Walker, [1866]. India. 
Hypena mandatalis Walker, [1859]. India; Sri Lanka. 
Hypena mediana Moore, 1882. India: Parisnath, Jharkhand. 
Hypena minor Hampson, 1891. India: India: Nilgiris. 
Hypena molpusalis Walker, 1859. Sri Lanka. 
Hypena narratalis Walker, [1859]. N. India. 
Hypena nigrescens (Moore, 1881). India: Maharashtra (Mumbai). 
Hypena nocturnalis Swinhoe, 1896. India: Meghalaya (Cherrapunji). 
Hypena obacerralis Walker, [1859]. Indo-Australian tropics. 
Hypena obductalis Walker, [1859]. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
Hypena obfuscalis Hampson, 1893. Sri Lanka. 
Hypena obstupidalis Swinhoe, 1885. (Pune, Nilgiris) S. & W. India. 
Hypena olivaceoides Poole, 1989. India: Nilgiris. 
Hypena olypea (Swinhoe, 1918). Mumbai, Maharashtra. 
Hypena ophiusoides Moore, 1882. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Hypena perdricipennis Hampson, 1898. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Hypena persimilis Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris.
Hypena phecomalis Swinhoe, 1905. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).  
Hypena quaesitalis Walker, [1859]. Sri Lanka.
Hypena rhombalis Guenée, 1854. India. 
Hypena rivula Hampson, 1907. India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai). 
Hypena robustalis Snellen, 1880. India. 
Hypena rostralis (Linnaeus, 1758). N. India. 
Hypena rufirena Hampson, 1895. India: Sikkim. 
Hypena similata Moore, 1882. N. India. 
Hypena sinuisigna Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka. 
Hypena squamea Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris. 
Hypena strigatus (Fabricius, 1798). Indo-Australian tropics.
Hypena strigifascia Moore, 1882. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
Hypena strigosa Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris.
Hypena surreptalis Walker, [1859]. Sri Lanka. 
Hypena telamonalis Walker, [1859].E. Himalaya. 
Hypena tortuosa Moore, 1882. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). Meghalaya.
Hypena umbripennis Moore, 1882. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).  
Hypena uncipennis Swinhoe, 1895.  India: Meghalaya (Cherrapunji). 
Hypena uniformis Hampson, 1891. Nilgiris. 
Hypena uniformoides Poole, 1989. India: Meghalaya. 
Hypena varialis Walker, [1866]. Indian subregion.
Hypena vestita (Moore, [1885]). India; Sri Lanka.

Hypena cidarioides Moore, 1882 is a synonym of Dichromia indicatalis (Walker, [1859]). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Rhynchina obliqualis (Kollar, 1844) is a similar species. 
Lödl, M., 1994. Zur Wiederauffindung der Type von Rhynchina obliqualis (Kollar, 1844)[Hypena] comb. n. im Naturhistorischen Museum in Wien, nebst Bemerkungen zur Synonymie (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. Serie B für Botanik und Zoologie, pp.369-372. Download at https://www.zobodat.at/pdf/ANNA_96B_0369-0372.pdf

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Andhra Pradesh
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Chhattisgarh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi2
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra211
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
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Odisha
Paschimbanga12
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total2221152
  1. OD: Hypena obacerralis Walker, [1859]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 16: 53; TL: Congo. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso1618brit/page/53/mode/1up?view=theater. (Congo & Sri Lanka). 
  2. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 4/21-22. 
  3. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/hypn/obacerralis.html 
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/480246-Hypena-obacerralis
  5. https://www.africanmoths.com/pages/EREBIDAE/HYPENIINAE/hypena%20obacerralis.html

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hypena obacerralis Walker, [1859] – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/hypena-obacerralis, accessed 2024/03/03.