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Species Dargida grammivora - Hodges#10429

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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 Hadenini
Genus Dargida
Species grammivora (Dargida grammivora - Hodges#10429)
Hodges Number
10429
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dargida grammivora Walker, 1856 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #932926.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is a misreading of "graminivora" (grass eater) from Zeller's specimen label. (672)
Size
Forewing length about 15 mm. (2)
Range
Records from Arizona. (2), (3) Also known from Mexico, Central America and south to at least Columbia and Brazil.
Type locality: Venezuela, Brazil. (1)
Food
Recorded on corn (Zea mays, Poaceae‚ĀĄGramineae) in Columbia, South America. (4)
Print References
Walker, F., 1856. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part IX - Noctuidae. British Museum (Natural History), p.202. (1)