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Subfamily Noctuinae - Cutworm or Dart Moths

Moth 6 - Achatia distincta Cutworm Moth? - Xestia Puzzling owlet - Hodges #9556 - Cloaked Marvel Moth - Chytonix palliatricula green arches moth? - Anaplectoides prasina Spodoptera eridania or albula ? - Spodoptera albula Arizona Moth - Bryolymnia marti Hodges 9685.1 - Bryolymnia marti Moth - Cerastis tenebrifera Leucania sp. - Leucania
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Other Common Names
Larvae generally called cutworms; the adults of many species in several genera have "Dart" in their common name.
Pronunciation
NOK-tew-nee, nok-TWO-in-ee
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Noctuidae Latreille, 1809; Genera Crust. Insect. 4: 191
Numbers
about 400 species in 45 genera (2 tribes) in Canada (CBIF); more in the US
Internet References
first page of adult image thumbnails - 31 genera, eastern Canada (CBIF)
first page of adult image thumbnails - 41 genera, western Canada (CBIF)