Noctuid Moths Page 2 (sps # 8880-9198)

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Noctuidae

Noctuids or owlet moths are a family of robustly built moths and is the largest family of Lepidoptera. Many noctuids are drab in color most of which having brown colors however there are some brightly colored species. Catacoline Noctuids are drab on the forewing but their hindwins are brightly colored or are patterned with white or yellow (such as in the Melipotis genus) Most noctuids are rapid in flight and fly at night and are usually attracted to artificial lights. Many noctuids feed on flowers. Some species are readily attracted to rutting fruit. We use an apple/banana mix with sugar and water during the dry months. This is a very effective way to find unusually seen species. 

 

 

 

8886 – Enigmogramma basigera,

Pink-washed Looper Moth

8890 – Chrysodeixis includens​,

 Soybean Looper Moth 

8885 – Argyrogramma verruca

28mm

30mm

35mm

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

23mm

8963.2 - Paectes fuscescens

23mm

8963.3– Paectes n. sp.

30mm

8964 – Paectes acutangula​

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

25mm

8965– Paectes nubifera

30mm

8968 – Eutelia pulcherrimus​,

Beautiful Eutelia Moth

25mm

8981 – Motya abseuzalis​

25mm

9000 – Cydosia nobilitella​

11mm

9004.2– Tripudia lamina

27mm

8966 – Paectes asper

31mm

8968.1 – Eutelia pyrasti​s

30mm

8982 – Collomena filifera​

24mm

9001 – Cydosia curvinella

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

9006 - Tripudia luda 

28mm

8967 – Paectes nana​

15mm

8974– Garella nilotica,

Black-olive Caterpillar Moth

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

11mm

8997– Nola lagunculariae

13mm

9003.1 – Tripudia rectangula

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

11mm

9010.1– Tripudia n sps.

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

16mm

9033– Ozarba nebula

16mm

9068.1 - New Genus. New Species

17mm

9077 – Eumestleta cinnamomea​

9081 - Araeopteron vilhelmina 

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

14mm

9012– Cobubatha metaspilaris

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

19mm

9044 – Marimatha nigrfimbria,

Black-boardered Lemon Moth

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

25mm

9070– Amyna axis,

EightSpot Moth 

18mm

9078 – Eumestleta recta​,

Straight-lined Seed Moth

18mm

9085 - Tarachidia semiflavia

15mm

9124 – Spragueia perstructana​

16mm

??

23mm

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

17mm

9132– Spragueia margana

18mm

9045– Marimatha tripuncta

15mm

9076 – Eumestleta minima​,

Everlasting Bud Moth

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

15mm

9080 - Proroblemma testa

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

24mm

9090 - Ponometia candefacta

17mm

9126 – Spragueia onagrus ​

24mm

9136 – Tarache aprica,

Exposed Bird-dropping Moth

9168– Bagisara repanda,

Wavy-lined Mallow Moth

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