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Species Acrobasis ostryella - Hodges#5680

Acrobasis cirroferella #5684 or maybe angusella #5673? - Acrobasis ostryella Acrobasis ostryella hop hornbeam tubemaker moth - Acrobasis ostryella hop hornbeam tubemaker moth - Acrobasis ostryella Acrobasis ostryella (tentative) - Acrobasis ostryella
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Classification
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 ostryella (Acrobasis ostryella - Hodges#5680)
Hodges Number
5680
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrobasis ostryella Ely, 1913
* phylogenetic sequence #168550
Size
Larvae mature at 14.1-15.9 mm(1)
Identification
Larvae - head yellowish brown, sometimes with faint slightly darker maculation. Dorsum of body purplish with greenish undertones and pink to purple at overlap of segments; venter greenish with some pale purple or pink at overlap(1)
Range
Occurs throughout most of eastern United States and southeastern Canada(1)
Food
larval host is Ostrya virginiana(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.