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Tineidae
300060.000373Acrolophus popeanella – Clemens' Grass Tubeworm Moth – (Clemens, 1859)
Distribution Data for Acrolophus popeanella
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Taxonomic Notes: 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
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.
  • Clemens, B., 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 11: 261.
  • 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 BugGuide.Net
Acrolophus popeanella
Bob Patterson
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Bill Hull
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Ashley Bradford
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Ken Childs
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Ken Childs
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[T] FL - Carol Wolf
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25mm – Jim Vargo
Acrolophus popeanella
25mm – Jim Vargo
Acrolophus popeanella
24mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Acrolophus popeanella
26mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum

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