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Tineidae
300082.000353Acrolophus forbesi Hasbrouck, 1964
Distribution Data for Acrolophus forbesi
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Similar Species:
  • 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
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acrolophus forbesi Hasbrouck, 1964
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hasbrouck, F.F., 1964. Moths of the family Acrolophidae in America North of Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 114: 636; figs. 162-163.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acrolophus forbesi
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