Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Michaelophorus indentatus (Meyrick)
Orig. Comb: Oxyptilus indentatus Meyrick 1930
Syn: Trichoptilus indentatus (Meyrick)
"The species is characterized by the weakly marked grey-brown forewings; the third lobe of the hindwing which has a row of prominent scales along the costa and the subterminal dorsal scale-tooth; the dorsum of the abdomen has mirrored, white zigzag lines." -- Gielis, "Neotropical species of the family Pterophoridae"
The abdominal pattern is distinctive.
AZ to w. TX / Mex. to Brazil