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

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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
Explanation of Names
named in honor of G. Coverdale, who collected the type specimen in Louisiana
wingspan about 10 mm, based on photo of specimen by Jim Vargo
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
New Jersey to Florida, west to Texas
See Also
Other similarly marked yellow and brown moths include:
Internet References
live adult images by various photographers (Moth Photographers Group)
pinned adult image (Mississippi State U.)
pinned adult image (All-Leps)
pinned adult image by Jim Vargo (Moth Photographers Group)
distribution list of boundary states (Dalton State College, Georgia)