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Species Acrolophus spilotus - Hodges#0382.1

Unknown Moth - Acrolophus spilotus Unknown Moth - Acrolophus spilotus moth - Acrolophus spilotus Acrolophus spilotus
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Acrolophinae (Burrowing Webworm Moths)
Genus Acrolophus (Tubeworm Moths)
Species spilotus (Acrolophus spilotus - Hodges#0382.1)
Hodges Number
0382.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrolophus spilotus Davis, 1990 (1)
Explanation of Names
spilotus refers to the small dark scale clusters usually present on the forewings of unrubbed specimens (1).
Size
♂ 5-7 mm FW (1)
Female unknown
Identification
The speckled forewing pattern usually distinguishes this species from all other Acrolophus. The speckling may not be visible in extremely dark or worn specimens (1)).
Range
Only definitely recorded from Florida (1).
Season
Apparently bivoltine: 23 March to 15 May and 29 July to 13 September (1).
Food
Unknown (1).
Print References
Davis, D.R. 1990. Three New Species of Acrolophus from the Southeastern United States with remarks on the status of the family Acrolophidae (Lepidoptera: Tineodea). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 92(4): 701, figs. 3, 14-17. (1)
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