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Species Acrocercops arbutella - Hodges#0690

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Family Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Subfamily Acrocercopinae
Genus Acrocercops
Species arbutella (Acrocercops arbutella - Hodges#0690)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrocercops arbutella Braun, 1925 (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 4.5-5 mm. (2)
Southern Arizona. (2)
The larvae are leaf miners of Arbutus arizonica (A. Gray) Sarg. (Arizona madrone).
Print References
Needham, J.G., Frost, S.W., & B.H. Tothill, 1928. Leaf-mining Insects. The William and Williams Co.. 293.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 3, fig. 17; p. 55. (2)
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems