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Species Acrolophus laticapitana - Hodges#0359

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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 laticapitana (Acrolophus laticapitana - Hodges#0359)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrolophus laticapitana (Walsingham, 1884)
Pseudoconchylis laticapitana Walsingham, 1884 (1)
Acrolophus laticapitanus
Phalonia unistrigana Dyar, 1903
Acrolophus leopardus Busck, 1910 (2), (3)
Acrolophus occidens Busck, 1910 (2), (3)
Acrolophus flavicomus Busck, 1912 (4), (3)
Acrolophus laticapitana clarkei Hasbrouck, 1964 (3)
Acrolophus laticapitana heinrichi Hasbrouck, 1964 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #300079
Forewing length 6.5-9.5 mm. (5)
Adult - small, slender, somewhat like tortricids. Pale yellow to tan or whitish gray. (5), (1)
Northern California to southern Arizona.
Print References
Walsingham, T. de Grey. 1884. X. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1884: 133. (1)
Works Cited
1.X. North American Tortricidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1884. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1884: 121-147.
2.New Microlepidoptera from New Mexico and California and a synoptic table of the North American species of Heliodines (Stainton)
August Busck. 1910. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 11: 175-188.
3.Moths of the family Acrolophidae in America north of Mexico (Microlepidoptera)
Frank F. Hasbrouck. 1964. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 114: 487-706.
4.Microplepidoptera from Laguna Beach, Southern California.
August Busck. 1912. First Annual Report of the Laguna Marine Laboratory: 167-169.
5.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.