Synonyms: Clemens 1859
Anaphora plumifrontella, Anaphora bombycine, Acrolophus plumifrontellus, Acrolophus plumifrontellus var. angustipennella, Acrolophus cervinus, Acrolophus bombycina, Acrolophus angustipennellus, Acrolophus angustipenellus (misspell), Acrolophus (Anaphora) plumifrontella, Acrolophus (Anaphora) bombycina
Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1859, Vol. 11 by Clemens, pp. 260 to 261 as Anaphora plumifrontella.
Tineina of North America 1872 by Clemens, pg. 56: same as above, with drawings.
Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-koniglichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 1873, Vol. 23 by Zeller, pg. 217.
The Canadian Entomologist, 1887, Vol. 4 by Grote, pg. 143.
Entomologica-Americana, 1887-88, Vol. 3 by Beutenmuller, pg. 140 as Acrolophus plumifrontellus var. angustipennella.
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1887 by Walsingham, pp. 140 to 150 as Acrolophus cervinus.
The Canadian Entomologist, 1900, Vol. 32 by Dyar, pp. 308 to 309.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 1902-03, Vol. 5: Notes on Clemens’ Types of Tineina by Busck, pp. 186 to 187.
Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, 1923, Memoir #68 by Forbes, pg. 122 as Acrolophus plumifrontellus.
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 1964, Vol. 114: North American Acrolophidae by Hasbrouck, pp. 546 to 552.
Ohio State University Research Bulletin, 2001 #1192: Lepidoptera of Wayne County, Ohio by Rings and Downer, pg. 21. Fly dates and food.
Holotype as Anaphora plumifrontella male by Clemens, 1859. Type Locality: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (assumed). In the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Darlington (in a letter, 1946) has reported that this type is still at Philadelphia: “plumifrontella Clem. Type, male, much rubbed and not distinguishable by maculation; right wings expanded, only. Abdomen gone.”
Holotype as Anaphora bombycine female by Zeller, 1873. Type Locality: Buenos Ayres. Museum unknown.
Syntype as Acrolophus plumifrontellus var. angustipennella male by Beutenmuller, 1887. Type Locality: Florida. In the United States National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. Type #402 in Beutenmuller Collection. No Photos.