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932928.0010431Dargida diffusa – Wheat Head Armyworm Moth – (Walker, 1856)
© Maury Heiman© Nolie Schneider
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Taxonomic Notes: Dargida diffusa (Walker, 1856) includes as a synonym 10432 Dargida terrapictalis, "a dark form of the species that occurs from southern British Columbia to central California and could be treated as a subspecies if desired." Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), ZooKeys, 527: 142. This species was transferred from the genus Faronta by Rodríguez and Angulo (2005).
Dargida diffusa
© Nolie Schneider
Dargida diffusa
© Matthew Priebe
Dargida diffusa
© Jason Dombroskie
Dargida diffusa
© Charles Melton
Dargida diffusa
© Carol Wolf
Dargida diffusa
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Dargida diffusa
© Ken Childs
Dargida diffusa
28mm – © Jim Vargo
Dargida diffusa
30mm - LG - D. d. terrapictalis – © Jim Vargo

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