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Tineidae
300103.000386.1Acrolophus walsinghami Möschler, 1890

© Steve Nanz - A. cf. walsinghami
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Taxonomic Notes: Acrolophus walsinghami Möschler, 1890 is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, reported from Florida by J. Troubridge. This name was erroneously synonymized  with Acrolophus triatomellus (Walsingham 1897) in Davis (1986) as a junior synonym according to Peter Jump (pers. comm., 2/27/2017). A. walsinghami has priority and is here retained although it does not appear that a correction has been formally published.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Davis, D.R., 1986. Neotropical Tineidae. I: The types of H. B. Möschler (Lepidoptera: Tineoidea). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 88(1): 86; figs. 3-5, 11-14, 23.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acrolophus walsinghami
© Steve Nanz - cf. walsinghami
Acrolophus walsinghami
© Jeff Hollenbeck - cf. walsinghami
Acrolophus walsinghami
© Jeff Hollenbeck - cf. walsinghami
Acrolophus walsinghami
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Acrolophus walsinghami
18mm - LG – © Jim Vargo

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