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Species Anacampsis nonstrigella - Hodges#2244

Anacampsis moth - Anacampsis nonstrigella
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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 nonstrigella (Anacampsis nonstrigella - Hodges#2244)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacampsis nonstrigella Busck, 1906 (1), (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #420486.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "non-lined," as a contrast to Anacampsis tristrigella Walsingham, for which it is "very similar in size and shape, but is devoid of all the prominent white apical lines that is characteristic of that species." (1)
Wingspan: 15 mm. (1)
Adult - basal two-thirds of fore wings dark olive, apical part deep blackish brown, with a few golden-brown scales just before apex. (1)
Records from Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. (3), (2)
Busck specimens: Oak Station, Pennsylvania (Henry Engel). (1)
Records from June through August. (3)
See Also
Similar to Anacampsis tristrigella, but lacks of all the prominent white apical lines present in that species (1).
Print References
Busck, A., 1906. New American Tineina. The Canadian Entomologist, 38(4): 121. (1)
Works Cited
1.New American Tineina
August Busck. 1906. The Canadian Entomologist, 38(4): 121-125.
2.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group