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Species Acrobasis caryae - Hickory Shoot Borer Moth - Hodges#5664

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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 caryae (Hickory Shoot Borer Moth - Hodges#5664)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrobasis caryae Grote, 1881
Explanation of Names
named for the genus of its host Carya (Hickory)
Larvae mature at 12.5-15.3 mm. (1)
Larvae - head reddish brown to dark reddish brown usually with dark-brown maculation. Dorsum of body pale yellowish green; dorsum of thorax mostly pale yellow; overlap of segments pale yellow, in some larvae becoming pink; venter pale yellowish green.(1) [Randy Hardy]
Print References
Neunzig, H.H., 1986. The Moths of America North of Mexico; Fascicle 15.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 33; pl. 3.29-34. (2)