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The Larva of Hypena manalis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae)

TitleThe Larva of Hypena manalis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae)
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsMcCabe, TL, Vargas, V
JournalJournal of the New York Entomological Society
Volume106
Pagination109-113
KeywordsBoehmeria cylindrica (L.), Hypena manalis (Walker), larva, larval food plants
Abstract

The larval food plant of Hypena manalis (Walker) proves to be bog hemp, Boehmeria cylindrica (L.). Partly grown larvae rejected stinging nettle, Urtica dioica (L.). The mature larva of H. manalis is described and illustrated. It is compared to larvae of H. bijugalis, H. baltimoralis, H. madefactalis, and H. humuli.

URLhttp://www.jstor.org/stable/25010267