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North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
Tineidae
300087.40373Acrolophus popeanella (Clemens, 1859) – Pope's Grass Tubeworm
  • Acrolophus popeanella: Florida populations with a large amount of white in the forewing are proving to be a new species, the CO1 DNA differs by more than 5% from the darker specimens that have no or very reduced white scaling. ~ P. Jump
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Clemens, B., 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 11: 261.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hasbrouck, F.F., 1964. Moths of the family Acrolophidae in America North of Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 114: 558; figs. 5-24.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths

Acrolophus popeanella
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