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300061.2 – 0340   Acrolophus arcanella (Clemens, 1859)
             Arcane Grass Tubeworm
Distribution Data for Acrolophus arcanella
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Synonymy: Anaphora arcanella Clemens, 1859
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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: 628; figs. 150-157.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Acrolophus arcanella
Ken Childs
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Ken Childs
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David Reed
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Bob Patterson
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26mm – Jim Vargo
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25mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum

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