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Species Acrobasis tumidulella - Hodges#5663

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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
No Taxon (Acrobasis Group)
Genus Acrobasis
Species tumidulella (Acrobasis tumidulella - Hodges#5663)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrobasis tumidulella (Ragonot, 1887)
original combination Cateremna tumidulella Ragonot, 1887
synonym Acrobasis kearfottella Dyar, 1905
* phylogenetic sequence #168125
Larvae mature at 15.3-18.4 mm(1)
Larvae - (synonym Acrobasis kearfottella) head very dark reddish brown to almost black with indistinct dark maculation. Dorsum of thorax blackish green with purple overtones; dorsum of abdomen greenish to bluish green with purple overtones; overlap of segments purplish; venter slightly paler than dorsum(1)
Ohio to Illinois, east to Massachusetts and south to Florida(1)
larval hosts are Carya spp., Carya tomentosa, C. glabra, C, ovata, and C. cordiformis(1)
Life Cycle
detailed biology given by Neunzig(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Taxonomy of Acrobasis larvae and pupae in Eastern North America (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
H. H. Neunzig. 1972. USDA Technical Bulletin 1457.