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Species Tarache lactipennis - Hodges#9137

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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 lactipennis (Tarache lactipennis - Hodges#9137)
Hodges Number
9137
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tarache lactipennis Harvey, 1875 (1)
Acontia lactipennis Harvey, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence # 931350
Numbers
Tarache has 34 species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan 22-26 mm.
Identification
Range
Texas north to Nebraska. (3)
Season
Adults are most common from May to October. (MPG)
Food
Larval host is unknown.
See Also
Tarache lactipennis is unlikely to be confused with other species in the group.
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hampson, G.F. 1910. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. 10: 723.
Harvey, L.F. 1875, New Noctuidae. The Canadian Entomologist, 7: 135.
Harvey, L.F. 1877. On Texan Lepidoptera collected by Mr. Belfrage. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, 3: 10, pl. 2 fig. 3.
Smith, J.B. 1900. Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of boreal North America. Revision of the species of Acontia (Ochs). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 27: 55, 63.(4)
Works Cited
1.Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae)
J. Donald Lafontaine, Robert W. Poole . 2010. ZooKeys 39: 137–160 .
2.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 .
3.Oklahoma moth species list by county (PDF)
4.Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of boreal North America. Revision of the species of Acontia (Ochs)
John B. Smith. 1900. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 27: 47-84.