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Species Tarache tenuicula - Hodges#9135

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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 tenuicula (Tarache tenuicula - Hodges#9135)
Hodges Number
9135
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tarache tenuicula (Morrison, 1875)
Acontia nuicola Smith, 1900 (1)
Acontia meskei Smith, 1900
Tarache mescei Hampson, 1910
Graeperia carcharodonta Hampson, 1910
Phylogenetic sequence # 931341 (2)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 34 species of the genus Tarache in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Forewing length 10 mm.
Range
Texas. (3)
Moth Photographers Group includes Arizona records. (4)
Season
The main flight period appears to be May to September. (4), (3)
Print References
Hampson, G.F. 1910. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. London, 10: 740.
Morrison, H.K. 1875. List of a collection of Texas Noctuidae, with descriptions of the new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 218.
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: 67. (1)