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Species Feltia tricosa - Tricose Dart - Hodges#10675

10675 Tricose Dart  - Feltia tricosa Feltia tricosa - male Feltia tricosa Tricose Dart - Feltia tricosa 933502 – 10675 – Feltia tricosa – Confused Dart - Feltia tricosa - male Feltia tricosa - male Tricose Dart - Feltia tricosa Unknown moth? - Feltia tricosa
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Feltia
Species tricosa (Tricose Dart - Hodges#10675)
Hodges Number
10675
Identification
Darker overall than the similar F. subgothica. Touching the distal edge of the reniform spot is a small black area with an irregular outline (that same area in F. subgothica is brown or gray and has 3 or 4 sharp points like the top of a picket fence). See comparison images of both species.
Range
central portion of North America, north to QC, ON, MB but absent from both Canadian coasts
Season
adults fly from July to September
Internet References
live adult image (Lynn Scott)
common name reference (Ohio State U.)