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Species Acrobasis caryivorella - Hickory Shoot Moth - Hodges#5686

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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 caryivorella (Hickory Shoot Moth - Hodges#5686)
Hodges Number
5686
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrobasis caryaevorella Dyar, 1908
synonym Acrobasis caryivorella Ragonot, 1887 (from MPG)
* phylogenetic sequence #168650
Size
Larvae mature at 15.5-19.3 mm(1)
Identification
Larvae - Head reddish brown to dark reddish brown usually with indistinct maculation. Dorsal and lateral aspects of thorax dark olive green becoming pale olive green on abdomen; pale lateral patches on thorax and broad pale lateral streak on abdomen ; venter pale olive green.(1)
Range
probably occurs throughout most of eastern United States and southeastern Canada.(1)
Food
larval host is Carpinus caroliniana(1)
Life Cycle
for detailed biology see 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.