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Species Tarache apela - Hodges#9133

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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 apela (Tarache apela - Hodges#9133)
Hodges Number
9133
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tarache apela Druce, 1889
Acontia apela
Tarache philomela Druce, 1889
Phylogenetic sequence # 931340 (1)
Numbers
Size
Forewing length about 9 mm.
Identification
Sexually dimorphic. Forewing ground color of males is yellow-tan and females are white.
Range
Southern Arizona, south into Mexico.
Print References
Druce, H. 1889. Biologia Centrali-Americana Lep.-Het. 1: 307
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 .