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Species Choephora fungorum - Bent-line Dart - Hodges#10998

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Noctuini
Subtribe Noctuina
Genus Choephora
Species fungorum (Bent-line Dart - Hodges#10998)
Hodges Number
10998
Explanation of Names
The common name "Bent-line Dart" is erroneously applied to Feltia jaculifera by some sources.
Size
Wingspan 33-47 mm
Identification
Wings pinkish orange, large dark splotch on forewing, pm line bent next to edge (costa).
Range
Eastern North America
Season
September-November
Print References
Covell, p. 97, plate 20 #1 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.