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Species Acrolophus griseus - Hodges#0355

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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 griseus (Acrolophus griseus - Hodges#0355)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrolophus griseus (Walsingham, 1887)
Hypoclopus griseus Walsingham, 1887 (1)
There are more than 53 species of the genus Acrolophus in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan 22-26 mm. (2), (1)
Walsingham (1887) original description as Hypoclopus griseus is available in PDF. (1)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
California and Nevada to Texas. (4), (2), (5)
The main flight period is April to July. (2)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Walsingham, L. 1887. A revision of the genera Acrolophus, Poey, and Anaphora, Clem. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 35(2): 144. (1)