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931349 – 9146   Tarache delecta (Walker, [1858])
             Delightful Bird-dropping Moth

Mark Dreiling
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Synonymy: Acontia delecta Walker, [1858]
Acontia metallica Grote, 1865
Taxonomic Notes: Tarache delecta: Formerly placed in the genus Acontia.
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Tarache delecta
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Tarache delecta
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