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Species Acrobasis stigmella - Hodges#5669

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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 stigmella (Acrobasis stigmella - Hodges#5669)
Hodges Number
5669
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrobasis stigmella Dyar, 1908
Numbers
Acrobasis includes more than 44 species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 17-21 mm. (2)
Larva length 14.4-17.1 mm. (3)
Identification
Determined by Hugh McGuinness.
Range
Ontario to Florida, Illinois to Texas. (4), (5), (6), (7)
Season
Adults are most common from May to September. (MPG)
Heppner (2003) reported adults from May to August in Florida. (7)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed the larval host plant as Carya sp. including: (2)
Carya glabra (Mill.) Sweet (pignut hickory).
Carya pallida (Ashe) Engl. & Graebn. (sand hickory).
Carya tomentosa (L.) Nutt. (mockernut hickory).
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1908. Notes on the species of Acrobasis, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 10: 43.
Heinrich, C. 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae, United States National Museum Bulletin, 207: 18. (2)
Neunzig, H.H., 1972. Taxonomy of Acrobasis larvae and pupae in Eastern North America (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). USDA Technical Bulletin, 1457: pp. 46, 50, 116, 121; figs. 8, 45, 84. (3)
Neunzig, H.H., 1986. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.2, p. 42; pl. 4.12-16. (8)
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
3.Taxonomy of Acrobasis larvae and pupae in Eastern North America (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
H. H. Neunzig. 1972. USDA Technical Bulletin 1457.
4.Moths of Brackenridge Field Laboratory University of Texas at Austin
5.South Carolina Moth Species
6.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
7.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
8.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 15.2 Pyralidae (Part) Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 1986. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.