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

Mark Dreiling
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acontia delecta Walker, [1858]
Acontia metallica Grote, 1865
Taxonomic Notes: Tarache delecta: Formerly placed in the genus Acontia.
References
  • 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 (Nearctica.com) - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Tarache delecta
- LG – CBG Photography Group
Tarache delecta
- LG – CBG Photography Group

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