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931354.00 – 9143   Tarache tetragona (Walker, [1858])
             Four-spotted Bird-dropping Moth

Lee Hoy
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Synonymy: Acontia tetragona Walker, [1858]
Acontia ceyvenstensis Dyar, 1904
Tarache gonoides McDunnough, 1943
Tarache redota Draudt, 1936
Taxonomic Notes: Tarache tetragona: Formerly placed in the genus Acontia.
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Tarache tetragona
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