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Species Feltia subgothica - Subgothic Dart - Hodges#10674

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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 subgothica (Subgothic Dart - Hodges#10674)
Hodges Number
10674
Identification
Lighter overall than the similar F. tricosa. Touching the distal edge of the reniform spot is a small brown or gray area with 3 or 4 regularly-spaced sharp points like the top of a picket fence (that same area in F. tricosa is black, smaller, and with an irregular outline). See comparison images of both species.
Range
central portion of North America, north to QC, ON, SK (absent from MB and both Canadian coasts)
Season
adults fly from July to September
Internet References
pinned adult image and other info (Moths of North Dakota)
common name reference (Ohio State U.)