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Species Acrobasis suavella - Hodges#5702

Tricolored Acrobasis - Acrobasis suavella Acrobasis suavella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Acrobasis
Species suavella (Acrobasis suavella - Hodges#5702)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrobasis suavella (Zincken, 1818)
Phycis suavella Zincken, 1818
European species apparently introduced by accident in Vancouver. (1)
See Also
A. tricolorella appears to have a more jagged pm. line.
Print References
Neunzig, H. H., 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.2, p. 67; pl. 1.4-7. (1)