Synonyms: Clemens 1859
Anaphora popeanella, Anaphora agrotipennella, Anaphora scardina, Acrolophus agrotipennella, Acrolophus agrotipennellus, Anaphora morrisoni, Acrolophus confusellus, Anaphora confusellus, Acrolophus morrisoni, Acrolophus popeanellus, Acrolophus popeanella, Acrolophus scardina.
Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1859, Vol. 11 by Clemens, pp. 260 to 261 as Anaphora popeanella.
The Tineina of North America 1872 by Clemens, pg. 57.
The Canadian Entomologist, 1872, Vol. 4 by Grote, pp. 137 to 138 as Anaphora agrotipennella.
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1887 by Walsingham, pp. 161 to 163.
The Canadian Entomologist6, 1900, Vol. 32 by Dyar, pg. 309.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 1902-03, Vol. 5 by Busck, pg. 187.
Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, 1923, Memoir 68 by Forbes, pg. 121 as Acrolophus popeanellus, Acrolophus confusellus.
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 1964, Vol. 114 by Hasbrouck, pp. 558 to 567.
Ohio State University Research Bulletin, 2001 #1192: Lepidoptera of Wayne County, Ohio by Rings and Downer, pg. 21. Larva food and fly dates.
Holotype and allotype as Anaphora popeanella male and female by Clemens, 1859. Type Locality: Texas. In the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Note: Both rubbed, one unspread and without abdomen. Clemens type #11.
Syntypes as Anaphora scardina males by Zeller, 1873. Type Locality: Carolina & Texas. In the British National Museum of Natural History, London, England.
Holotype as Anaphora agrotipennella female by Grote, 1872. Type Locality: Alabama. In the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Holotype as Anaphora morrisoni male by Walsingham, 1887. Type Locality: Florida. In the British National Museum of Natural History, London, England.
Holotype as Anaphora confusellus male by Dyar, 1900. Type Locality: Georgia. In the United States National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. Type #405 in Beutenmueller Collection. Genitalia slide by Busck 1933. Beutenmuller never published a description for Acrolophus confusellus.
Note: Listed at Smithsonian as Anaphora popeanella confusella. No photos.