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Species Tarache quadriplaga - Hodges#9142

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Tarache
Species quadriplaga (Tarache quadriplaga - Hodges#9142)
Hodges Number
9142
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acontia quadriplaga (Smith, 1900)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931353
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included 34 species of the genus Tarache in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan: 18-24 mm. (2), (3)
Range
Arizona to Oklahoma and south Texas. (4), (3)
Season
Adults have been collected between May and October. (5)
See Also
The male Tarache aprica has approximately the same WS of T. quadriplaga and the same general appearance. (5)