Acrolophus sp. (Tubeworm Moth) ♀.
| The thorax and head of Tubeworm Moths (Acrolophus sp.) is typically hairy. While resting they hold their wings roof-like over the abdomen. The genus has over 50 species in North America. |
Acrolophus plumifrontella - Hodges#0372
| I couldn't find much information on the Eastern Grass-tubeworm Moth (Acrolophus plumifrontella). The small photos show a different specimen (6/21/12). |
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bug guide (small photos):
Acrolophus forbesi - Hodges#0353.
| This is probably Acrolophus forbesi. |
bug guide (these photos):
Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD):
Acrolophus mycetophagus - Hodges#0367.1
| Quite an interesting looking moth. The hindwings are dark brownish-gray and the head may or may not be covered with very long white hair-like scales. The species name means "fungi or mushroom-eating" and refers to the larval diet. |
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