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Species Anacampsis tristrigella - Hodges#2251

Micro tusked - Anacampsis tristrigella Moth - Anacampsis tristrigella Moth - Anacampsis tristrigella Twirler Moth - Anacampsis tristrigella Anacampsis tristrigella twirler moth - Anacampsis tristrigella Anacampsis tristrigella Anacampsis tristrigella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Anacampsinae
Tribe Anacampsini
Genus Anacampsis
Species tristrigella (Anacampsis tristrigella - Hodges#2251)
Hodges Number
2251
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacampsis tristrigella (Walsingham, 1882) (1), (2)
Gelechia tristrigella Walsingham, 1882 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #420494.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "three-streaked," for the "three contiguous white streaks" on the forewing.
Numbers
Anacampsis has 22 described species in America north of Mexico. (4)
Identification
Range
Scattered records throughout much of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada. (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The records are mostly from March to July. (4)
Food
Larval host is Corylus americana (American hazelnut). (1), (2)
Print References
Busck, August 1903. A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae with descriptions of the new species. p. 851. (1)
Walsingham, Lord. 1882. Notes on Tineidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 181. (3)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 767-938.
2.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
3.Notes on Tineidae of North America.
Lord Walsingham. 1882. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 165-204.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group