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Species Tarache knowltoni - Hodges#9139

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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 knowltoni (Tarache knowltoni - Hodges#9139)
Hodges Number
9139
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tarache knowltoni McDunnough (1), 1940
Acontia knowltoni McDunnough, 1940 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931346
Numbers
Tarache includes 34 species in America north of Mexico. (3), (4)
Size
Forewing length 10-11 mm.
Identification
Geographically variable species.
Females are similar to males but more heavily marked usually.
Range
Western Colorado to Oregon, and Washington
Holotype collected in Logan, Utah.
Season
Adults fly from June to September.
Food
Larval host is unknown.
Print References
McDunnough, 1940. The Canadian Entomologist. 72:199.
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
2.Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) Part 1 & 2)
Poole, R. W. 1989. CRC Press .
3.Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae)
J. Donald Lafontaine, Robert W. Poole . 2010. ZooKeys 39: 137–160 .
4.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 .