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300079.4 – 0363   Acrolophus macrophallus Hasbrouck, 1964

John Schneider
Distribution: Type locality: southern Arizona.
Field Marks:
Forewing length male 9-10 mm: female 10-12 mm
Similar Species:
  • Acrolophus variabilis forewing length male 9-14 mm: female 12-16 mm. Peter Jump reports that you can't separate variabilis from macrophallus without looking at the genitalia (although in some cases the forewing length can distinguish the species).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acrolophus macrophallus Hasbrouck, 1964
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hasbrouck, F.F., 1964. Moths of the family Acrolophidae in America North of Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 114: 676; figs. 214-216.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

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