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Acrolepiopsis assectella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Acrolepiidae
Genus: Acrolepiopsis
Gaedike, 1970

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  • Argiope Chambers, 1873

Acrolepiopsis is a genus of moths in the Acrolepiidae family.


The following species are classified:


  • Gaedike, R., 1979: Nomenklatorische Bemerkungen zu palaearktischen Acrolepiiden (Lepidoptera). Beiträge zur Entomologie 29 (2): 413-414.
  • Gaedike, R., 1986: Die typen der orientalischen, australischen und äthiopischen Acrolepiidae (Lepidoptera). Beiträge zur Entomologie 36 (1): 63-68.
  • Gaedike, R., 1988: Beitrag zur Kenntnis afrikanischer Acrolepiidae (Lepidoptera). Beiträge zur Entomologie 38 (1): 83-87.
  • Gaedike, R., 2007 (2009): Some new and interesting Microlepidoptera from the collection of the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), Bonn (Lepidoptera: Tineidae, Epermeniidae, Acrolepiidae, Douglasiidae). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 56 (1-2): 101-106. Full article: [1]
  • Landry, J.-F. 2007: Taxonomic review of the leek moth genus Acrolepiopsis (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae) in North America. Canadian Entomologist 139: 319-353. Full article: [2].

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