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Texas SE Gulf Coast - Macrorrhinia endonephele

Texas SE Gulf Coast - Macrorrhinia endonephele
Lake Jackson, Brazoria County, Texas, USA
March 11, 2016
Size: ~12mm body
Agree with Stuart Marcus at http://bugguide.net/node/view/1160149/bgimage; although not shown on MPG outside of FL, SE Texas has thriving populations of Alligatorweed, Alternanthera philoxeroides.

This image appears to match other photos of this taxon.

Adds March to TX on BugGuide.

Moved
Moved from Alligatorweed Stem Borer Moth.

Macrorrhinia endonephele includes as a new synonym Arcola malloi in Hayden & Landry (2020) (1).