Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of Lepidoptera-Noctuidae

DELTA home

L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz

Plathypena Grote

Adults. Eyes glabrous (?).

Hindwings exhibiting vein 5. Vein 5 of the hindwings strong; arising nearer to vein 4 than to vein 6; parallel with vein 4.

British representation. 1 species. Status in Britain adventive (once recorded from W. Kent in 1956). South-east England; scabra (Black Snout).

Hypeninae.


To view the illustrations with detailed captions, go to the interactive key. This also offers full and partial descriptions, diagnostic descriptions, differences and similarities between taxa, lists of taxa exhibiting or lacking specified attributes, and distributions of character states within any set of taxa.

Cite this publication as: ‘Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2003 onwards. Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of Lepidoptera-Noctuidae. Version: 8th June 2016. delta-intkey.com’.

Contents