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Subfamily Noctuinae - Cutworm or Dart Moths

Moth - Leucania linita Two-spot Dart - Protolampra rufipectus Agrotis venerabilis - male Greater Black-letter Dart - Xestia dolosa Unknown Moth - Trachea delicata Brown Angle Shades - Phlogophora periculosa Morrisonia evicta? - Morrisonia evicta Nephelodes minians - Nephelodes - male
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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)