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Genus Dargida

Wheat Head Armyworm - Dargida diffusa Dargida aleada - Hodges #10435 - Dargida aleada - male Light colored moth with streaks - Dargida diffusa Noctuidae: Dargida diffusa - Dargida diffusa Maybe The Pink-Streak - Hodges#10434 - Dargida rubripennis Looks like old sticks - Dargida procinctus unknown caterpillar - cutworm ? - Dargida Dargida diffusa? - Dargida diffusa
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dargida Walker 1856 (1)
Syn: Faronta Smith 1908
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed eight species of the genus Dargida in America north of Mexico. (2)
1 species in Canada [D. procinctus] (CBIF)
Identification
Larvae highly variable.
Food
Larvae feed on grasses.
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.201. (1)
Works Cited
1.List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part IX - Noctuidae.
Francis Walker. 1856. British Museum (Natural History), p.1-252.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .