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300052.000383Acrolophus texanella – Texas Grass Tubeworm Moth – (Chambers, 1878)

© Robert Zimlich
Similar Species: A. texanella and A. filicicornis occur together only in the Guadelupe Mtns. of Texas. A. filicicornis is common in AZ, central NM (not eastern NM), and western Texas. To the east of this, it's not filicicornis. A. texanella is very common in eastern U. S. Texanella is brown not gray. The antenna of texanella have a complete scale anelli: filicicornus does not have a complete anellus. ~ Peter Jump
Acrolophus texanella
© Bob Patterson - A. cf. texanella
Acrolophus texanella
© Arlene Ripley
Acrolophus texanella
© Maury Heiman
Acrolophus texanella
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Acrolophus texanella
© Ken Childs
Acrolophus texanella
© Carol Wolf
Acrolophus texanella
©Ken Childs
Acrolophus texanella
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