MOTHS OF BELIZE
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19(d). Noctuidae: Agaristinae
The AGARISTINAE tend to be quite brightly coloured, ranging in size from
medium to quite large, and are often confused with Tiger Moths (Arctiidae).
They are sometimes elevated to a family in their own right, the
Agaristidae. There are about 300 species in this subfamily, the majority
of which are found in the tropics. The American species are reviewed by
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I have taken only one species of this subfamily in Belize to date, as listed below.
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illustration of the adult and brief
information on the species.
Darceta severa Cramer 1782