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80a0111 – 5702   Acrobasis suavella (Zincken, 1818)

Libby & Rick Avis - DNA
Distribution: European species apparently introduced by accident in Vancouver.
Similar Species:
  • 5655 [i]A. tricolorella[/i] has a more jagged pm. line.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phycis suavella Zincken, 1818
Phycita porphyrea Stephens, 1834
Mineola supposita Heinrich, 1940
Taxonomic Notes: Acrobasis suavella: Formerly placed in the genus Trachycera.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.2, p. 67; pl. 1.4-7. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acrobasis suavella
21mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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