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Tineidae
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
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
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.
  • Hasbrouck, F.F., 1964. Moths of the family Acrolophidae in America North of Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 114: 532; figs. 36-38.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acrolophus texanella
Bob Patterson - A. cf. texanella
Acrolophus texanella
Arlene Ripley
Acrolophus texanella
Maury Heiman
Acrolophus texanella
WonGun Kim
Acrolophus texanella
Ken Childs
Acrolophus texanella
Carol Wolf
Acrolophus texanella
Ken Childs
Acrolophus texanella
20mm – Jim Vargo

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