Hypagyrtis brendae
Hypagyrtis brendae  (Brenda's Hypagyrtis)
Field Marks

This moth is dark with reddish shading, and somewhat similar to H. esther in coloration, but looks very different.

It is best distinguished by:
1. line pattern
2. range


The shape of the lines is the key feature of this species.
Heitzmann (1974) provided this drawing:

Modified from Heitzmann (1974).


This species is known only from AR, MO, and KY.

Hypagyrtis brendae
Heitzmann 1974

Hypagyrtis brendae
Hypagyris esther
Hypagyris unipunctata
Hypagyris piniata

Similar Species

Hypagyrtis esther

Hypagyrtis unipunctata