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Title: Hypna  
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Subject: Charaxinae
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Ventral view of Hypna clytemnestra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
(unranked): Rhopalocera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Charaxinae
Tribe: Anaeini
Genus: Hypna
Hübner, 1819
  • Hecalene Doubleday, 1844

Hypna is a monotypic genus of Neotropical leafwing butterflies. Their wing undersides mimic dead leaves.


This genus contains just one species:[1]

  • Hypna clytemnestra (Cramer, 1777) – Jazzy Leafwing, Marbled Leafwing, or Silver-studded Leafwing



  1. ^ Glassberg, Jeffrey. (2007) A Swift Guide to Butterflies of Mexico and Central America. Sunstreak Books Inc. p. 123.
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