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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
Poole(5) reports Ogdoconta tacna is known only from central and southeastern Texas(6), but the species is listed on the Florida checklist. (7)
Habitat
Coastal plains to Tamaulipan thornscrub region. (5)
Season
Adults fly April to early June and September to October. (5), (8)
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)