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Species Tarache flavipennis - Hodges#9140

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Tarache
Species flavipennis (Tarache flavipennis - Hodges#9140)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acontia flavipennis (Grote, 1873)
wingspan about 22 mm, based on photo by Jim Vargo at MPG
California, Oregon, Oklahoma; type specimen collected in California
adults fly from April to July in California
Internet References
live and pinned adult images by Mark Dreiling and Jim Vargo respectively (Moth Photographers Group)
pinned and live adult images (
presence in California; list of 11 specimen records with dates and locations (U. of California at Berkeley)
presence in Oregon; list citing 35 specimens in collection, including Oregon specimen(s) (Oregon State U.)
author, date, and original genus plus type specimen locality (Markku Savela, FUNET)