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80a0112 – 5695   Acrobasis caliginella (Hulst, 1887)

Michel Kleinbaum
Distribution: Type locality: Arizona
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Synonymy: Nephopteryx caliginella Hulst, 1887
Rhodophaea aurata Munroe, 1983
Myelois caliginoidella Dyar, 1905
Rhodophaea cruza Opler, 1977
Rhodophaea durata Opler, 1977
Rhodophaea yuba Opler, 1977
Taxonomic Notes: Acrobasis caliginella: Formerly placed in the genus Trachycera.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1887. New species of Pyralidae. Entomologica Americana, 3: 131.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.2, p. 68; pl. 1.8-25. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 25.13m; p. 189. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acrobasis caliginella
Charles Melton
Acrobasis caliginella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Acrobasis caliginella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Acrobasis caliginella
Jim Vargo
Acrobasis caliginella
16mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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