WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

931363 – 9149   Tarache expolita Grote, 1882

Charles Melton
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tarache expolita Grote, 1882
Acontia embolima Druce, 1889
Taxonomic Notes: Tarache expolita: Formerly placed in the genus Acontia.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole ( - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Tarache expolita
Robert Pearson
Tarache expolita
Maury Heiman
Tarache expolita
Randy Hardy
Tarache expolita
19mm – Jim Vargo

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone