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Genus Dichagyris

pale brown moth - Dichagyris madida A Dart - Dichagyris acclivis Striacosta albicosta? - Dichagyris socorro Pennsylvania Moth - Dichagyris acclivis Dichagyris larga? - Dichagyris larga Dichagyris socorro Arizona Moth - Dichagyris capota Arizona Moth - Dichagyris capota
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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 Dichagyris
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Richia (in part)
27 species in North America listed at All-Leps
wingspan 30-54 mm, based on numerous photos by Bruce Walsh
mostly Arizona to Texas
two species (Dichagyris [=Richia] acclivis and D. grotei) are more widespread
A statement on the Butterflies and Moths of the World site here says that Poole synonymized Dichagyris with Ochropleura in 1989. This is surprising because the two genera are placed in separate tribes at All-Leps.
Internet References
links to adult images of 16 species (Bruce Walsh, Moths of Southeastern Arizona)
multiple records of several species from several states [search on genus "Dichagyris"] (Lepidopterists Society Season Summary)