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300082.000353Acrolophus forbesi – Hasbrouck, 1964

Tim Reichard [T]
Similar Species: With respect to the large photo beside the map: The second labial palpus seems to have short scales that do not extend to the apex of the third segment. Therefore the specimen is Acrolophus forbesi [0353] female. Then again are the scales lost? If so Acrolophus piger [0371]. It doesn't seems to have lost the scales.

Acrolophus piger [0371] and Acrolophus forbesi [0353] belong to differ groups but look the same and can't be separated without the genitalia or a good look at features of the head. Eyes in A. forbesi are naked or with very short setae and look naked. Eyes in A. piger are setose. ~ P. Jump
Acrolophus forbesi
Tim Reichard
Acrolophus forbesi
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