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300057.000352Acrolophus filicicornis – (Walsingham, 1887)

Charles W. Melton - DNA
Similar Species: A. texanella and A. filicicornis occur together only in the Guadelupe Mtns. of Texas. A. filicicornis is common in AZ, central NM (not eastern NM), and western Texas. To the east of this, it's not filicicornis. A. texanella is very common in eastern U. S. Texanella is brown not gray. The antenna of texanella have a complete scale anelli: filicicornus does not have a complete anellus. ~ Peter Jump
Taxonomic Notes: Acrolophus filicicornis (Walsingham, 1887) is misspelled as filicornis in some lists.
Acrolophus filicicornis
John Schneider

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