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Genus Tarache

Exposed Bird Dropping Moth - Tarache aprica possible 9136, Exposed Bird-dropping Moth, Tarache aprica - Tarache aprica Arizona Moth - Tarache apela Tarache cora Texas moth - possibly Tarache aprica - Tarache aprica Tarache sp. - Tarache aprica Tarache quadriplaga ? - Tarache quadriplaga Noctuidae: Tarache major - Tarache major
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tarache Hübner, [1823]
Trichotarache Grote, 1875
Therasea Grote, 1875
Conacontia Smith, 1900
Hemispragueia Barnes & Benjamin, 1923
The majority of Tarache species previously assigned to Acontia in the New World.
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 34 species of the genus Tarache in America north of Mexico. (1)
Works Cited
1.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 .