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Species Anacampsis psoraliella - Hodges#2247

Anacampsis psoraliella reared from tied leaflets of Psoralidium tenuiflorum - Anacampsis psoraliella Anacampsis psoraliella reared from tied leaflets of Psoralidium tenuiflorum - Anacampsis psoraliella Anacampsis psoraliella reared from tied leaflets of Psoralidium tenuiflorum - Anacampsis psoraliella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Anacampsinae
Tribe Anacampsini
Genus Anacampsis
Species psoraliella (Anacampsis psoraliella - Hodges#2247)
Hodges Number
2247
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacampsis psoraliella Barnes & Busck, 1920 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420489.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant genus.
Size
Wingspan: 18-21 mm. (1)
Range
Records from Iowa (1) and Oklahoma.
Barnes & Busck specimens: Sioux City, Iowa, on Psoralea argophylla (bred by Dr. A.W. Lindsey). (1)
Food
Recorded from Silverleaf Indian Breadroot (Psoralea argophylla) (1) and Slimflower Scurfpea (Psoralidium tenuiflorum) (both Fabaceae).
Print References
Barnes, W. & A. Busck, 1920. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 4(3): 226, pl. 28, fig. 10 (1).