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Species Ogdoconta tacna - Hodges#9724

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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 Condicinae
Tribe Condicini
Genus Ogdoconta
Species tacna (Ogdoconta tacna - Hodges#9724)
Hodges Number
9724
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ogdoconta tacna (Barnes, 1904) (1)
Caradrina tacna Barnes, 1904 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932022 (3)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 6 species of the genus Ogdoconta in America north of Mexico. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2013) added 2 species. (4)
Size
Barnes (1904) reported the wingspan as 26-27 mm.(2)
Identification
The original description as Caradrina tacna (Barnes) is available in the print references below.(2)
Range
Central and South Texas (MPG, BG, iNaturalist). Poole(5) includes "southeastern" Texas, but there seem to be no records in that corner of the state. The species is listed on the Florida checklist.(6)
Habitat
Edwards Plateau to Tamaulipan thornscrub region.(5)
Season
Adults fly April to early June and September to October.(5)(7)
Food
The larval host is unknown.(5)
See Also
Ogdoconta rufipenna which occurs in Arizona.
Print References
Barnes, W., 1904. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 36: 167. (2)
Metzler, E.H., Knudson, E.C., Poole, R.W., Lafontaine, J.D., & M.G. Pogue, 2013. A review of the genus Ogdoconta Butler (Lepidoptera Noctuidae, Condicinae, Condicini) from North America north of Mexico with description of three new species. ZooKeys 264. (1)
Works Cited
1.A review of the genus Ogdoconta Butler (Lepidoptera Noctuidae, Condicinae, Condicini) from North America north ...
Eric H. Metzler, Edward C. Knudson, Robert W. Poole, J. Donald Lafontaine, Michael G. Pogue. 2013. ZooKeys 264: 165–191.
2.New species of North American Lepidoptera
William Barnes. 1904. The Canadian Entomologist, 36(8): 237-244 .
3.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 .
4.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
J. Donald Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 227-236.
5.Noctuidae of North America (nearctica.com)
6.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems