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300063.00 – 0374   Acrolophus propinqua (Walsingham, 1887)
             Walsingham's Grass Tubeworm
Distribution Data for Acrolophus propinqua
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Synonymy: Anaphora propinqua Walsingham, 1887
Anaphora busckella Haimbach, 1915
Anaphora tenuis Walsingham, 1887
Acrolophus violaceellus Beutenmüller, 1887
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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: 571; figs. 70-82.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Acrolophus propinqua
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Acrolophus propinqua
26mm – © Jim Vargo
Acrolophus propinqua
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Acrolophus propinqua
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Acrolophus propinqua
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