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Species Anacampsis niveopulvella - Pale-headed Aspen Leafroller Moth - Hodges#2243

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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 niveopulvella (Pale-headed Aspen Leafroller Moth - Hodges#2243)
Hodges Number
2243
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacampsis niveopulvella (Chambers, 1875) (1)
Gelechia niveopulvella Chambers, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence #420485.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "dusted with snow," for the wings "densely dusted with white."
Size
Furniss et al (1977) reported a wingspan of 12 mm. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 7.5-9 mm. (3)
Identification
Chambers (1875) original description as Gelechia niveopulvella available in the print refernces.
Range
Furniss et al (1977) reported the species to be transcontinental. (2)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported July and August. (3)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) listed two host plants. (3)
Salix
Populus
Life Cycle
Furniss et al (1977) reported the larvae roll and tie the leaves of Populus tremuloides but do not cause major damage. (2)
Print References
Busck, A., 1903. A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25, p. 847.(5)
Busck, A., 1904. Tineid moths from British Columbia, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 27, p. 761.
Chambers, V.T, 1875. Tineina from Canada. Canadian Entomologist 7, p. 210.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 10.30, p. 101. (3)
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
2.Western Forest Insects
Furniss, R.L. and Carolin, V.M. 1977. 1977. U.S.D.A. Forest Service Misc. Publ. 1339.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 767-938.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems