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Species Trachea delicata - Hodges#9626

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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 Dypterygiini
Genus Trachea
Species delicata (Trachea delicata - Hodges#9626)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trachea delicata (Grote (1), 1874)
Hadena delicata Grote, 1874 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932280 (3)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed Trachea delicata as the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico.(3)
Wingspan 36-38 mm.
Grote (1874) listed a wingspan of 38 mm. (2)
Grote (1874) original description as Hadena delicata is online and linked in the print references. (2)
The main flight period is May to September. (4)
Reared on Dock - Rumex (Sam Jaffe)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1874. Remarks on North American Noctuidae with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 5: 92. (2)
Grote, A.R., 1877. Notes on Noctuidae. The Canadian Entomologist 9: 197.