Hypercompe hambletoni

Hypercompe hambletoni is a moth of the family Erebidae first described by William Schaus in 1938. It is found in Brazil.[1]

Hypercompe hambletoni
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Genus: Hypercompe
H. hambletoni
Binomial name
Hypercompe hambletoni
(Schaus, 1938)
  • Ecpantheria hambletoni Schaus, 1938

Larvae have been recorded feeding on Bidens, Eriobotrya, Gossypium, Hibiscus, Manihot and Ricinus species.


  1. ^ Savela, Markku. "Hypercompe hambletoni (Schaus, 1938)". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved August 17, 2019.