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Species Tarache lagunae - Hodges#9140.1

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 lagunae (Tarache lagunae - Hodges#9140.1)
Hodges Number
9140.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tarache lagunae (Mustelin & Leuschner, 2000)
Acontia lagunae Mustelin and Leuschner, 2000 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931348 (2)
Explanation of Names
"The specific name is derived from the type locality." (1)
Size
Forewing length 9-11 mm. (1)
Range
Southern California. (3)
Holotype ♂ California, San Diego County, Laguna Mountains, Crouch Meadow Springs, 8 May 1980, J.W. Brown and D.K. Faulkner. (1)
Season
Adults have been collected between February and May. (4)
Food
Unknown (4)
Print References
Mustelin T., Leuschner R.H., Mikkola K., Lafontaine JD. 2000. Two new genera and thirteen new species of owlet moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) mainly from southern California. Proceedings of the San Diego Society for Natural History, 36: 1–18. (1)
Works Cited
1.Two new genera and thirteen new species of owlet moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), mainly from southern California
Thomas Mustelin, Ronald Leuschner, Kauri Mikkola, Donald J. Lafontaine . 2000. Proceedings of the San Diego Society for Natural History, 36: 1–18.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Noctuidae of North America (nearctica.com)
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems