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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Superfamilia: Tineoidea

Familia: Acrolophidae
Genera (5): AcrolophusAmydriaDrasteaExoncotisPtilopsaltis

[Source: Catalogue of Life: 2019 Annual Checklist (complete genera list)]

Acrolophidae Busck, 1912

Catalogue of Life: 2020 Annual Checklist

Vernacular names
English: Tube Moths
中文: 毛蛾科

Acrolophidae is a family of moths in the order Lepidoptera. The family comprises the burrowing webworm moths and tube moths. The family holds about 300 species in five genera, which occur in the wild only in the New World.[1] It is closely related to the Tineidae family.[2]



Heppner, John B. (2008), "Tube Moths (Lepidoptera: Acrolophidae)", in Capinera, John L. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Entomology, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, pp. 3953–3954, doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_2584, ISBN 978-1-4020-6359-6
Deyrup, M.; Deyrup, N. D.; Eisner, M.; Eisner, T. (2005). "A Caterpillar that Eats Tortoise Shells". American Entomologist. 51 (4): 245–248. doi:10.1093/ae/51.4.245. ISSN 2155-9902.

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