Moths of North Carolina
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Acrolophus unidentified species - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Superfamily: Tineoidea Family: TineidaeSubfamily: [Acrolophinae]Tribe: [Acrolophini]P3 Number: 0.00 MONA Number: 386.01
Comments: The genus Acrolophus is a mostly neotropical taxon with over 250 described species, including 54 that are currently recognized in North America. The labial palps on the males of many species are very elongated and densely hairy. The larvae of some species live in silk-lined burrows in the ground and feed on the roots and young shoots of grasses and herbs. However, the life histories of most species remain undocumented and in need of study. Members of this genus were previously placed in their own family (Acrolophidae), but they are now treated as a subgroup within the Tineidae based on molecular phylogenetic studies. Individual species often exhibit substantial phenotypic variation in coloration and patterning, and some specimens may to difficult to assign to species based solely on photographs.
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2021-08-15
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-02
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-02
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-01
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-19
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-06-19
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-17
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-06-17
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka, Bo Sullivan and Steve Hall on 2021-06-09
Richmond Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2021-05-27
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-07-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-26
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-06-23
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2019-08-14
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2019-08-14
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-06-05
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2018-06-15
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-06-08
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2018-06-08
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Amanda Auxier on 2017-07-24
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2017-07-20
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Amanda Auxier on 2017-07-09
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Julie Tuttle on 2017-06-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Amanda Auxier on 2017-06-15
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Amanda Auxier on 2017-06-15
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Coin, C. Sorenson on 2015-07-24
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, S. Hall on 2015-07-22
Stanly Co.
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