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Species Anacampsis fullonella - Hodges#2236

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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 fullonella (Anacampsis fullonella - Hodges#2236)
Hodges Number
2236
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacampsis fullonella (Zeller, 1873) (1), (2)
Gelechia (Ceratophora?) fullonella Zeller, 1873 (3)
Gelechia rufusella Chambers, 1874 (4), (2)
Gelechia subruberella Chambers, 1874 (4), (2)
Gelechia bidiscomaculella Chambers, 1874 (4)
Menesta rubescens Walsingham, 1881 (5)
Phylogenetic sequence #420478.00
Size
Wingspan about 12 mm.
Identification
Adult - forewing pale yellowish or tan in basal half, shading to orangish-brown in distal half; four indistinct dots in basal two-thirds of wing; dark brownish-gray scales in terminal area; fringe brown; hindwing gray with long fringe of hairlike scales.
Range
NM-FL-IL (6)
Zeller specimens: Texas, 20-21 August (Belfrage). (3)
Season
Apr-Nov (6)
See Also
Anacampsis lacteusochrella forewing has dark spots in terminal area and less extensive dark shading in distal half of wing (see this and other related species by SangMi Lee at MPG)
Print References
Zeller, P.C., 1873. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 23: 276. (3)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico
Lee S., Hodges R.W., Brown R.L. 2009. Zootaxa 2231: 1–39.
2.A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 767-938.
3.Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren, vol. 2.
Philipp Christoph Zeller. 1873. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 23: 201-334.
4.Tineina from Texas.
Vactor Tousey Chambers . 1874. The Canadian Entomologist, vols. 6 & 7.
5.On some North-American Tineidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1881. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1881: 301-324, Pl.35,36.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group