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Species Anacampsis coverdalella - Coverdale's Anacampsis - Hodges#2234

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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 coverdalella (Coverdale's Anacampsis - Hodges#2234)
Hodges Number
2234
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacampsis coverdalella Kearfott, 1903 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420476.00
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of George Coverdale of London, who collected the type specimen in Louisiana. (1) Charles W. Leng (1910) published Coverdale's observations from his survey of moths in Louisiana.
Size
Wingspan about 11.5 mm. (1)
Total length 5-6 mm. (2)
Identification
Adult - forewing light brownish-orange or yellow except for apical one-third and small area at base which are blackish; hindwing gray; head and anterior part of thorax blackish.
Range
West Texas and Arkansas east to Maryland and Florida. (3), (2)
Type locality: Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.
See Also
Other yellow and brown moths:
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1903. Descriptions of new Tineoidea. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 11(3): 162. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new Tineoidea.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1903. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 11(3): 145-165.
2.Perterson field guide to moths of southeastern North America.
Seabrooke Leckie & David Beadle. 2018. Peterson Field Guides, 652 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group