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Species Dargida tetera - Hodges#10433

Moth - Dargida tetera Arizona Moth - Dargida tetera Arizona Moth - Dargida tetera Dart Moth - Dargida tetera
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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 Hadenini
Genus Dargida
Species tetera (Dargida tetera - Hodges#10433)
Hodges Number
10433
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dargida tetera (Smith, 1902)
Faronta tetera
Phlogenetic sequence # 932930 (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed eight species of the genus Dargida in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan is 30-36 mm.
Range
Arizona and New Mexico
Food
Larvae have been found on Dactylis glomerata (orchardgrass) * USDA plant profile
also on Digitaria sp.; Godfrey, 1972
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 .