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Species Tarache expolita - Hodges#9149

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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 expolita (Tarache expolita - Hodges#9149)
Hodges Number
9149
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tarache expolita Grote(1), 1882 (2)
Acontia expolita (Grote, 1882)
Acontia embolima Druce, 1889
Phylogenetic sequence # 931363
Size
Forewing length 10 mm. (3)
Range
Southern California to Texas. (4)
See Also
Males of Tarache lucasi.
Print References
Druce, H. 1889. Biologia Centrali-Americana Het.-Lep. 1: 306
Grote(1), A. R. 1882. New Arizonian and Texan moths. Papilio 2(8): 131.