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Species Acrobasis exsulella - Cordovan Pyralid - Hodges#5672

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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 exsulella (Cordovan Pyralid - Hodges#5672 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrobasis exsulella (Zeller, 1848)
original combination Myelois exsulella Zeller, 1848 (description)
* phylogenetic sequence #168400
Larvae mature at 11.3-14.4 mm(1)
Larvae - head yellowish brown to reddish brown. Dorsum of body purplish brown with indistinct green or pale-purple undertones; venter slightly paler than dorsum(1)
Illinois east to Maryland, south to Florida, west to Texas (Heinrich, 1956)
larval hosts are Carya spp. Reared from Carya tomentosa and C. illinoensis(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.