Species Details

Hypenodes fractilinea

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Common NameBroken-line Hypenodes SeasonalityAdults have been collected in Alberta from late June to mid-August. IdentificationA tiny (1.1-1.4 cm wingspan) long-winged light grey or dirty white moth with variable darker grey markings. The normal lines are usually incomplete and marked by a series of dots, and often there is a darker median shade. The terminal area is often darker, and the reniform is usually marked by two dark spots. The hindwings are paler. Possibly the smallest Noctuid moth in North America, and easy to overlook as a species of "micro". Bowman reported Alberta specimens as H. caducus.

Scientific Name Hypenodes fractilinea Common Name Broken-line Hypenodes Habitat Mixedwood and deciduous woodland. Seasonality Adults have been collected in Alberta from late June to mid-August. Identification
A tiny (1.1-1.4 cm wingspan) long-winged light grey or dirty white moth with variable darker grey markings. The normal lines are usually incomplete and marked by a series of dots, and often there is a darker median…
A tiny (1.1-1.4 cm wingspan) long-winged light grey or dirty white moth with variable darker grey markings. The normal lines are usually incomplete and marked by a series of dots, and often there is a darker median shade. The terminal area is often darker, and the reniform is usually marked by two dark spots. The hindwings are paler. Possibly the smallest Noctuid moth in North America, and easy to overlook as a species of "micro". Bowman reported Alberta specimens as H. caducus.
Life History Adults are nocturnal and come to light. Conservation At the edge of their range in Alberta; no concerns. Diet Info Apparently unknown. Range Nova Scotia south to North Carolina, west across Canada to Alberta. In Alberta, it has ben collected from the Aspen Parklands and foothills of central Alberta north in the Boreal forest to Zama.

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"Species Details - Hypenodes fractilinea, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-901. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 42 specimens of this Species.

42 results plotted on map in 16 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM12928 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1930-07-13

UASM12933 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1928-07-13

UASM12935 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1929-07-14

UASM12938 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1941-07-07

UASM12954 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1931-07-20

UASM12959 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1942-07-21

UASM12966 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-07-19

UASM12976 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-07-08

UASM12978 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1929-07-14

UASM12982 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1928-07-11

UASM12984 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1931-07-19

UASM12986 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1938-07-15

UASM12991 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1936-07-09

UASM12992 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-06-24

UASM12994 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-07-07

UASM12998 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1943-08-02

UASM12999 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1928-07-13

UASM13000 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1941-07-13

BIRD5339 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-07-13

BIRD5340 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-07-04

BIRD5341 - Hypenodes fractilinea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Big Knife Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-07-08

Adult Seasonal Distribution