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Hodges #0367.1 - Frilly Grass Tubeworm Moth - Acrolophus mycetophagus - male

Hodges #0367.1 - Frilly Grass Tubeworm Moth - Acrolophus mycetophagus - Male
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
August 28, 2015
Size: Length 5mm
At outdoor light. Provides a photo of a male moth, judged by its small size.

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Hodges #0367.1 - Frilly Grass Tubeworm Moth - Acrolophus mycetophagus - male Hodges #0367.1 - Frilly Grass Tubeworm Moth - Acrolophus mycetophagus - male

Sexual dimorphism!
This species has fooled me twice - once when I photographed a 12mm long individual shown here that made me wonder whether it really was an A. mycetpophagus, and yesterday when I was intrigued by a tiny thing that I was sure was something special but that turned out to be just a male of the same species.

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