Synonyms: Clemens 1859
Amydria coloradella, Myrmecozela effrentella, misspellings as effrenatella, efrentella.
Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1859, Vol. 11 by Clemens, pg. 260 as Amydria effrentella.
Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1860, Vol. 12 by Stainton, pg. 433 as Amydria effrenatella misspelling.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 1863-64, Vol. 2 by Stainton, pg. 130.
The Tineina of North America, 1872 by Clemens; Introduction by Stainton, pg. vii, pp. 37 to 39 and pp. 55 to 56.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 1902-03, Vol. 5: Notes on Clemens’ Types of Tineina by Busck, pg. 186.
The Canadian Entomologist, 1906, Vol. 38: On Dr. Wm Dietz’s Revision of the Tineidae by Busck, pp. 345 to 347.
Exotic Microleps, 1916-23, Vol. 2 by Meyrick, pg. 87 genus name changes to Myrmecozela.
Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, 1923, Memoir #68 by Forbes, pg. 139.
Entomologica-Americana, 1943, Vol. 23 #2: Selection of colored lights by night flying insects by Milne, pg. 76 as Myrmecozela effrenatella.
Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 1969, Vol. 62 #2 by Johnson & Martin – larvae found in beaver nests.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 1986, Vol. 88 #1: Neotropical Tineidae, II: Biological notes and descriptions of two new moths phoretic on spiny pocket mice in Costa Rica by Davis, Clayton, Janzen and Brooke, pp. 98 to 99.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 1990, Vol. 92 #4 by Davis, pg. 701.
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification, 2011, #17: Lepidoptera by Dombroskie, pp. 15 to 16.
Holotype as Amydria effrentella by Clemens, 1859. Type Locality: Unknown. In the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Clemens #9, abdomen missing.