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80a1498 – 5421   Microcrambus polingi (Kearfott, 1908)

Jim Eckert
Distribution: Type locality: Southern Arizona.
Field Marks:
Forewing st. line slightly corrugated; lacks terminal row of dots.
Similar Species:
  • Microcrambus elegans (Clemens, 1860) forewing has a smooth st. line and a terminal row of dots.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Crambus polingi Kearfott, 1908
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1908. Descriptions of new species of North American crambid moths. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 35 (1649): 382.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Microcrambus polingi
Mark Brown
Microcrambus polingi
Sue Carnahan
Microcrambus polingi
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