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Species Anacampsis lupinella - Hodges#2242

Gelechiidae on Baptisia, dorsal - Anacampsis lupinella - male Gelechiidae, dead larva - Anacampsis lupinella Gelechiidae, dead larva - Anacampsis lupinella Gelechiidae on Wild Indigo, larva - Anacampsis lupinella Gelechiidae on Wild Indigo, pupa - Anacampsis lupinella Gelechiidae  - Anacampsis lupinella moth - Anacampsis lupinella Anacampsis lupinella reared from Baptisia bracteata - Anacampsis lupinella
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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 lupinella (Anacampsis lupinella - Hodges#2242)
Hodges Number
2242
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacampsis lupinella Busck, 1901
Phylogenetic sequence #420484.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from the host plant genus.
Size
Wingspan 12-14 mm. (Busck), (1)
Identification
Larva - Caterpillar dull green; head testaceous with a black spot on each side near eyes, cervical shield of the same color, partly edged below with black; tubercles black; in a slight web between leaves of lupine. (1)
Range
Records from eastern Texas to the pan handle of Florida, north to Iowa, Illinois, Ontario and New York. (2), (3), (1)
Busck specimens: High Park, Toronto, Ontario, reared on Lupinus perennis (Dr. J. Fletcher).
Food
sundial lupine (Lupinus perennis). (4) BugGuide record on Baptisia leucophaea. (3)
Print References
Busck, A., 1901. A new Canadian tineid. The Canadian Entomologist 33(1): 14.