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Species Acrobasis normella - Hodges#5677

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 normella (Acrobasis normella - Hodges#5677)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrobasis normella Dyar, 1908
Acrobasis malipennella Dyar, 1908
Acrobasis secundella Ely, 1913
Type locality: Connecticut
Host plant: American hazelnut (Corylus americana) and Beaked hazel (Corylus cornuta). (1)
See Also
Acrobasis ostryella Ely, 1913 feeds on American hop-hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana). It has more white scaling and more intense reddish purple. (1)
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1908. Notes on the species of Acrobasis, with descriptions of new ones (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae; Phycitinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 10: 46.