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Species Acrolophus pyramellus - Hodges#0377

Moth for ID  - Acrolophus pyramellus Moth 2 - Acrolophus pyramellus 377   - Acrolophus pyramellus 377  - Acrolophus pyramellus Moth A 3.29.19 - Acrolophus pyramellus 377   - Acrolophus pyramellus 377 - Acrolophus pyramellus
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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 pyramellus (Acrolophus pyramellus - Hodges#0377)
Hodges Number
0377
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrolophus pyramellus (Barnes & McDunnough, 1913)
Eulepiste pyramellus Barnes and McDunnough, 1913 (1)
Size
Barnes & McDunnough (1913) listed a wingspan of 23 mm. (1)
Powell and Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 8.5-11 mm. (2)
Identification
The original description as Eulepiste pyramellus Barnes & McDunnough, and the revised description by Hasbrouck (1964) are in the print references below. (1)
Photo determined by Peter Jump.
Range
Powell and Opler (2009) reported the range to include California to Arizona and Nevada; Baja California. (3), (4), (2)
Holotype ♂ collected by Barnes at Pyramid Lake, Nevada. (1)
Season
Powell and Opler (2009) reported a late March to early September flight. (2)
Food
Powell and Opler (2009) did not list a host but mentioned most in the group are root feeders of grass species. (2)
Print References
Barnes, W. & J. McDunnough, 1913. Some new North American Anaphorinae. The Canadian Entomologist, 45: 420. (1)
Hasbrouck, F.F., 1964. Moths of the family Acrolophidae in America north of Mexico (Microlepidoptera) no. 3479. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 114: 614. (5)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 51, pl. 2.47. (2)
Works Cited
1.Some new American Anaphorinae
W. Barnes, J. McDunnough. 1913. Canadian Entomologist 45: 419-421.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.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.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
7.Moths of Southeast Arizona